Kozhikode: In a tragic incident, a bus cleaner came under the wheel of a private bus and was crushed to death after he fell off while trying to jump on to the footboard of the vehicle.
The deceased was identified as Anshad (22) of Marad. The incident happened on Beypore harbour road on Friday.
Anshad was trying to get into the bus after running off to deposit some cash in a temple hundial on the roadside, eyewitnesses said.
Anshad, was the cleaner of Baba bus plying in Kozhikode-Beypore route. He was working in Seven Days bus on a daily basis. The body was shifted to Kozhikode medical college for a post mortem.