India, March 16 -- A 78-year-old man returning from a Parsi Agyari died after a speeding BEST bus hit him when he was crossing NS Patkar Road in Gamdevi on Thursday. The senior citizen, identified as Farukh Dadhi Bariya, stayed alone in Khareghat Colony, Hughes Road.

According to the Gamdevi police, Constable Narendra Bagul was on patrol duty along N S Patkar Marg in the Gamdevi area, when he noticed a senior citizen crossing the road.

"A BEST bus was travelling southward around 10am when he heard a thud. He found that a senior citizen had been struck by the bus and thrown onto the road," explained the police officer.

Bagul rushed the injured man to Dalvi Hospital, where he was declared dead and then brought the BEST driver and conduct...