1 dies, 7 Injured in road mishaps

SRINAGAR: One person died while seven others were injured in different road accidents across Kashmir Valley on Monday. In Baramulla, a Maruti car hit and injured a pedestrian Abdul Rashid Teli of Hanjiwara at NHW near Kripalpora Payeen, police said.
The injured was shifted to Sub District Hospital, Pattan for treatment, where from he has been referred to SHMS hospital Srinagar for further treatment, but on the way he succumbed to his injuries, it said. Baramulla police has registered a case in this regard. In Sopore, an unknown TaTa Mobile vehicle hit and injured a pedestrian Mehraj Ahmad Bhat resident of Mazbugh at Mazbugh.
The injured was shifted to Sub District Hospital Sopore for treatment wherefrom he has been referred to Srinagar for further treatment. Sopore police registered a case in this regard.
In Pulwama, a Safari vehicle turned turtle near Khaigam, resulting in injuries to two persons, Mahish Kumar and Nittu, boarding the vehicle.
Both the injured were shifted to SMHS hospital Srinagar for treatment. Pulwama police registered a case in this regard.
In Ganderbal, four persons were injured in a road mishap at Haripora near police training School Manigam on Srinagar-Leh highway on Monday afternoon, police said. Two bikes travelling from Srinagar to Kangan had a head on collision with a Indica car bearing registration number JK O1U-3544 causing injury to four persons, a senior police official said. The injured were first taken to the nearby Public Health centre Wussan for immediate treatment but where later shifted to SKIMS for further treatment, the police official said.
“The four injured, including one critical, were referred to SKIMS after preliminary treatment,” Dr Ejaz Ahmad Medical officer PHC Wussan said.
The injured bikers were identified as Faisal Ahmad Bhat and Taweel Ahmad Nagoo of Bagwanpora Lalabazar Srinagar, Zenen Rasool Bhat and Eshan Ahmad Dar of Khanyar Srinagar.
Police have registered a case under FIR in this connection and have taken up the investigation.
Police said that they are going to arrest Riyaz Ahmad Lone of Gundbal Lasjan the driver of the car.