SRINAGAR: A pedestrian died on Wednesday evening after a speeding motorcycle hit him while he was returning home from a market.
“The deceased who died on spot has been identified as Abdul Ahad Sofi (65) s/o Shaban Sofi resident of Qazipora Bandipora,” a police official said.
He said that the motorcyclist also got seriously injured and has been referred to SKIMS Soura for treatment.
The injured has been identified as Javaid Ahmad Sheikh of Putushay, he said.
A case has been registered under section 304 and 279 and motorcylcle has been seized, the official said.
Meanwhile, five persons were injured in a road accident in Budgam.
Police said a car met an accident at Tangnar in the jurisdiction of police station Khansahib, resulting in injuries to five persons including the driver. All the injured were shifted to hospital for treatment. Budgam police has registered a case in this regard.