Truck knocks down man fatally at Mapusa


A pedestrian died after he was knocked down by a truck on the NH 17 bypass near Tar junction, Mapusa, on Friday.
The police said that a case has been registered against the truck driver, Jose Siddhi, of Karwar, for rash and negligent driving.The victim, Shivappa Gunzal, sustained multiple injuries and was rushed to Goa medical college and hospital, Bambolim, where he succumbed to his injuries. The police said that it was a hit-and-run case as the driver had fled from the scene after knocking down the pedestrian. [TOI]