Ponda man hit by speeding bus, dies


Dinesh B Mazalkar, 40, a resident of Gaune in Ponda, who was knocked down by a speeding passenger bus at Karanzal-Marcaim on Wednesday afternoon, succumbed to his injuries in the evening.
Ponda police said the Mazalkar was crossing a road when the bus hit him while proceeding to Marcaim late Wednesday afternoon. He sustained severe injuries and succumbed to them while being administered treatment at the Ponda community health center.
The police have registered an offence under Sections 304-A (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) and 279 (rash and negligent driving) of IPC and the driver of the bus, Sanjay Naik, a resident of Kundaim has been arrested. [TOI]