A 30-year-old woman was killed when a car knocked down a family on a two-wheeler on the International Airport Road near Chikkasanne Gate here on Sunday evening.

While Anita died on the spot, her husband Gopal, 35, a businessman and their three-year-old son sustained serious injuries.

Passersby rushed the latter to a nearby private hospital where their condition is said to be stable.

The local community sat on dharna on the highway (NH7) in protest and beat up a couple of traffic policemen saying the latter did not act promptly to help the family.

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