Jayant Kumar Mali, a 31-year-old PhD scholar was on his way to Udaipur from his home at Nathdwara today morning at around 10:30 when a heavily loaded truck hit the motorcyclist from behind, killing him on the spot.
Sukher Police Station lodged an FIR against the absconded truck driver who fled away immediately after the accident.
According to Police, Jayant left his house today morning at 9:30 to Udaipur for some research work; he used to visit Udaipur often for his PhD related work. At 10:30, while crossing the dodgy slope of Chirwa, a truck came from behind and hit Jayant.
The accident took place exactly near Rana Bawari area of Chirwa slope. The 108-Ambulance service responded to the scene and transported the victim’s body to MB Hospital’s mortuary.
Jayant was employed as a lecturer of Art at one of the colleges at Nathdwara.