SRINAGAR: In a tragic incident on Sunday evening, a 23-year-old biker lost his life and his pillion rider was critically injured after losing control of their motorcycle and colliding with a tree along the roadside in Watergam Rafiabad area of Baramulla district in North Kashmir. The accident resulted in the immediate death of the biker, while the passenger was rushed to the hospital for medical attention.
According to reports, the bike collided with a tree near a petrol pump in Watergam Rafiabad, resulting in the death of the biker, identified as 23-year-old Musaib Ahmad Bhat, son of Abdul Hameed Bhat of Baghi Rehmat Iqbal Nagar Sopore.
The incident also left his pillion rider, identified as 21-year-old Rashib Zahoor Saboon, son of Zahoor Ahmad of Baghi Rehmat Iqbal Nagar Sopore, with injuries. The injured passenger was immediately taken to SDH Sopore, where he was referred to SMHS Srinagar for specialized medical treatment. The cause of the accident is yet to be determined, and investigations are ongoing.
In the meantime, the police became aware of the incident and, following legal procedures, released the body of Musaib to his family for final ceremonies.