A 40-year-old interior designer was killed after a motorcycle he was riding was knocked down by a PMPML bus near Hotel Bhandari on Sinhagad Road.
Dattawadi police said the victim,Pravin Kisan Rayreekar,was a resident of Gurwar Peth and his office is at Karve Nagar. The police have arrested bus driver Nilesh Dhumal (27) of New Sangvi.
Police said Rayreekar was on his way to Dandekar bridge when a speeding PMPML bus knocked him down around 6.30 pm.
He was lying in a pool of blood and a huge crowd had gathered at the spot after the mishap,causing panic,they said. On receiving information about the accident,police rushed to the spot and took the victim to a city hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.