An autorickshaw driver was killed in a mishap at Hirri area of Batergam in north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Wednesday morning.
An official said that the truck (Trailer vehicle) hit the autorickshaw at Hirri along the Trehgam-Kupwara highway today at around 6:15 am.
In the mishap, the driver of the auto rickshaw died on the spot, he said.
He identified the deceased as Amir Rasool Kumar (22) son of Ghulam Rasool Kumar of Dudhwan, Kupwara.
He said a hunt has been launched to arrest the absconding truck driver.
A case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigations have been taken up.