A 27-year old BSNL junior telecom engineer was run over by an MTC bus on Tuesday evening at Nungambakkam.

According to the police, Sevanayak Sabapathy of Andhra Pradesh, was working as a junior telecom engineer at the BSNL Haddows Road office. After work on Tuesday, he was returning home on his bike. When he was near Valluvar Kottam Road, an MTC bus (route 17D) hit his vehicle from behind. Sevanayak fell down on the road and the bus ran over him.

He died on the spot, the police said.

The police arrested the bus driver, Annamalai.