Srinagar: A police cop and a civilian died in separate road accidents in Kashmir valley on Tuesday.
A policeman was killed on the spot in a road accident when his vehicle he was driving crashed with the divider near Awantipora overnight, a traffic police official said.
He said the cop, identified as Bashir Ahmad Kuchay, a resident of Negoo Beerwah Budgam, was on way home from Tral where he was posted when his speeding vehicle met with the accident. However, he was shifted to Sub District Hospital Pampore for treatment, where doctors declared him dead.
Meanwhile, a teenager motorcyclist identified as Talib Bhat, a resident of Nebirpora Bandipora was critically injured in another road accident when his bike dashed with a wall in Mangnipora area of north Kashmir’s Bandipora.
He was rushed to Bandipora Hospital where doctors referred him to Sher-e-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) Soura Srinagar, where he succumbed to his injuries.