Mysuru: Mahadeva, a pourakarmika of Ward 23, Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) lost his right leg in a ghastly accident on D Devaraj Urs Road in the city, on Sunday early hours.
A car driver allegedly busy talking on cellphone, ignored the presence of Mahadeva, on cleaning job and knocked him down.
The collision resulted in the severing of Mahadeva’s right foot from his leg, that was lying in a corner of the road, while he was dragged to a distance.
He was rushed to nearby KR Hospital for immediate medical attention.
The alert passersby who caught the car driver, handed him over to Devaraja Police.