A bus driver died on Saturday when a train hit him while he was attempting to flee in panic after his vehicle hit a pedestrian near New Mahe here in Kerala. Police said the injured pedestrian, a Kannur native, is undergoing treatment at a nearby hospital.
According to police, when the bus hit the pedestrian, the driver Jeejith (44), fearing anger of locals, ran from the scene. He was passing a nearby railway track when the train hit him, they said.
Police said the driver died on the spot.
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