One person died and another injured when a Swaraj Mazda passenger vehicle No JK04/3955 hit and crushed a motorcycle No JK0K/2938 on MA road near J&K Bank headquarters here. The Mazda driver Mohammad Rafiq Sheikh flees the scene leaving his vehicle there.
The eyewitnesses told Kashmir Life that the Mazda was travelling in a very high speed and the driver could not control it till it hit the motorcycle. They added that two persons were riding the motorcycle and one of them Mushtaq Ahmad son of Ghulam Qadir resident of Lam Nishat was very seriously injured as his head was badly crushed.
Sources said that the seriously injured Mushtaq was later operated upon in SKIMS Soura but he succumbed to his injuries during the surgery. Another injured has been identified as Mohammad Hayat son of Ghulam Qadir resident of Batepora Rambagh.
In a yet another accident an Auto Rickshaw bearing registration number JK01N/4823 hit and injured a pedestrian Misra Begum, 60 wife of Mohammad Yousuf Rather resident of Doligund, Dangiwacha at Batamaloo Bus Stand, Srinagar. The injured has been shifted to hospital for treatment.
A Tipper bearing registration number JK04/5322 hit a Tata Mobile vehicle bearing registration number JK01N/9102 at Bye Pass Bemina, Srinagar, resulting in injuries to Altaf Hussain resident of Shalimar and Fayaz Ahmed Bhat resident of Saidakadal, Srinagar boarded in the Tata Mobile. The injured has been shifted to hospital for treatment.