A security guard was killed when a vehicle mowed him down on Jakkur Main Road here on Saturday night.

M.R Kumar (62), a security guard of a firm in Attur Layout, Yelahanka, was walking to work around 8.30 p.m. when he was run over by the private mini-bus. The accident occurred on 14 {+t} {+h} Cross, Jakkur Main Road, close to where he stayed.

Kumar was seriously injured, and was rushed to a hospital where he was declared dead. Even though the driver fled the scene with the vehicle, an eyewitness noted down the licence plate number of the vehicle. The police are yet to trace the driver or the vehicle.

Critically injured

A man was run over by a water tanker while he was crossing Hennur Main Road here on Saturday night.

David (49), a habitual offender who has been booked in various police stations in the area for theft and a murder case in Hennur Police station, was crossing the road near Chelakare cross around 8 p.m. when a water tanker ran him over. The tanker driver fled the scene and the Banaswadi police are yet to trace it.

The police said that David worked as a druggist, and was unmarried. David, who was critically injured in the accident, was admitted to a hospital before being shifted to NIMHANS where he is being treated, the Banaswadi traffic police said.