GANDERBAL: A scooty rider was killed in a road mishap in this central Kashmir district on Saturday evening.
Officials said the mishap occurred at Wussan Kangan on Srinagar-Leh Higway when a scooty bearing registration number JK01E- 9740 collided with a LP truck bearing registration number JK05B- 3048 which was on its way to Srinagar from Sonamarg. The scooty rider got critically injured in the mishap.
They said the injured was shifted to a nearby hospital where from he was referred to District Hospital Ganderbal in a critical condition. Later on, he succumbed to injuries.
The deceased has been identified as 40-year-old Ghulam Hassan Sofi, son of Ghulam Mohammad Sofi, resident of Kharinaham Ganderbal. He was an employee at Jammu & Kashmir Fire & Emergency Services.
Police said a case in this regard has been registered and investigation is going on.