Two killed in separate mishaps, college student arrested

Mumbai, Feb 18 (PTI) In separate incidents, twopersons were killed after being hit by speeding vehicles inthe city. A college student was arrested in one case, policesaid today.

A 25-year-old pedestrian was knocked down by a speedingtwo-wheeler ridden by a student, Rahul Makhwana, lastnight near Islam Gymkhana in south Mumbai.

The pedestrian was crossing the road when Makhwana''sbike hit him, police said adding that the 20-year-old wassubsequently arrested. The victim, yet to be identified, died.

In the second incident, a bicycle rider was mowed down bya four-wheeler near Bandra Worli Sea Link last night, policesaid adding the accused escaped in their Innova car after theaccident.

According to police, the deceased, Sirajuddin Khan,(45), a resident of Nargis Nagar slum in Bandra, was onhis way home on bicycle when the car, going towardsKherwadi from the Bandra Worli sea-link, rammed into him.

Khan was rushed to the Bhabha hospital where he wasdeclared dead, police said.

The car driver is yet to be traced, police said addingfurther probe was on.

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