The deceased, Suresh, was knocked down by the SUV in which B.Y. Raghavendra, former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa's son, was travelling. The accident occurred near the Madapura Cross in the Honnali Taluk, when the MLA was heading towards Shikaripur.
The boy was a resident of the Madapura village in the district. Following the accident, hundreds of people gathered at the spot.
Honnali inspector J.R. Ramesh and former minister M.P. Renukacharya visited the spot.
A complaint has been registered at the Nyamathi Police Station. (ANI)