Mangaluru, Nov 30: A five-year-old child suffered extremely critical injuries after being hit by a bullet water tanker at Ullalbail, near Thokkottu on outskirts of the city on Monday evening.
The injured child has been identified as Krishna (5), son of an Uttar Pradesh based couple.
The child is currently undergoing treatment at a private hospital at Deralakatte.
A video of the incident shows the child running on the road when his parents were waiting to cross the road. A speeding tanker which was coming from Thokkottu towards Ullal hit the child.
The tanker ran over his stomach and hand. Locals fed water to the child and immediately stepped in to carry him to the hospital.
Naguri traffic police have registered a case against the driver of the driver and taken him into custody.