KOCHI: Manish, 24, a resident of Aroor, died in a road accident when a Scorpio SUV hit the back of a bike on which he was riding pillion. The accident occurred at Aroor near here on Thursday night at around 11.45 p.m. He died while being taken to hospital in a police jeep. The driver of the Scorpio sped past without stopping at the accident scene. The same vehicle hit a car at Kumbalam bridge on the way before the police eventually stopped it by placing road barriers at Palarivattam bypass.