65-year-old man, who was critically injured in a road accident in north Kashmir district of Kupwara on Saturday, succumbed in a hospital in Srinagar on Sunday.
Official sources said that a man, identified as Mohammad Sultan Sheikh, was injured after he was hit by a speeding vehicle in Chotipora, Handwara in Kupwara on Saturday evening. “The injured was rushed to a local hospital from where he was referred to SHMS hospital in Srinagar,” they said.
However, they said after battling for his life for several hours, the man succumbed at SHMS hospital on Sunday. “After completing all the legal and medical formalities, the body of the deceased was handed over to his relatives for last rites,” they said.
They said police has registered a case and initiated investigation into the incident.