Selvaraj (38), a daily wage worker, who was riding a bicycle on Nalla Road in Viveknagar here on Sunday morning, was killed instantly when a van ran him over.

According to the Ashoknagar police, the van driver abandoned the vehicle on the spot and fled. A search is on for the owner of the vehicle.

Run over

In another accident on Saturday, Manjunath Reddy (24), an employee of a pharmaceutical firm, was killed when the bike he was riding was run over by a cement-carrying truck on the Mahadevapura Ring Road. The lorry driver is absconding.