A 45-year-old man died in a road accident on Monday night after he was hit by an unidentified vehicle on National Highway-46.

According to police, V. Chandran, a resident of Ambedkar Nagar in Vettuvanam, was working as a tailor at Konavattam in Vellore. He was returning home after work by bus. He got down at the bus stop opposite Ambedkar Nagar and tried to cross the road when a vehicle knocked him down. He sustained head injury and died on the spot. A case has been registered at the Pallikonda police station, sources said.

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