A 24-year-old man died in a road accident on Anna Salai early on Wednesday after his motorcycle was knocked down by an unidentified vehicle.

Mohanraj, a resident of Ambedkar Nagar in St. Thomas Mount, was returning home after meeting some friends. Around 12.15 a.m., he was passing by the Thousand Lights mosque when his two-wheeler was knocked down by the vehicle which sped away. Mohanraj fell on the road, suffered severe head injuries and died on the spot, sources added. Anna Square traffic investigations have registered a case of hit-and- run and are attempting to locate the vehicle.