Bhopal: A 45-year-old man was killed while crossing the road near Aashima mall on Monday night.
The deceased Ashok Meena was a resident of Baghsewania and he was crossing the 80-feet road to reach home when the tragedy struck. It happened around 09:30 pm when a speeding four-wheeler hit him and fled. He was spotted by onlookers who informed 108-ambulance.
Meena sustained serious injuries and was taken to the hospital where he died during treatment at 4 am. Police said the deceased worked at a nearby liquor shop. He was heading towards his home.
Police have arrested the accused driver who was heading towards his village. The 20-year-old accused will be quizzed and medically examined to ensure whether he was drunk, said police.