: Two pedestrians were killed after they were knocked down by a vehicle on Airport Road on Sunday night.

Chikkajala traffic police said the deceased are yet to be identified, but suspect that both the men are aged above 40 and were manual labourers. They were crossing the main road near K.N.S. Chowltry around 8.15 p.m. when the speeding vehicle, going towards the airport, hit them.

According to the police, the men sustained severe injuries on the head and limbs. Passersby alerted the police, who rushed to the spot.

The Chikkajala police also traced the vehicle driver and arrested him and seized the vehicle. The bodies of the deceased were later taken to Yelahanka Government Hospital for post-mortem.