Kupwara, Nov 6: A driver died on spot while the injured woman succumbed in the hospital after a collision between a private vehicle and a truck in North Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Friday morning.
Police sources told KNT that there was a collision between a private vehicle (CH03A-2071) and a truck (JKO3-8559) near Hathmulla Kupwar that left the driver of the passenger vehicle dead on the spot. The victim driver was identified as Shabir Ahmad Deedar son of Saifullah Din of Kupwara.
Police sources added that four persons on board in the private vehicle sustained injuries among which a woman succumbed in the hospital. The deceased woman has been identified as Jana Begam wife of Muhammad Younus Khatana of Ucher, Magam area of Handwara.
The injured who are getting treatment at Sub District Hospital Kupwara are Dawood Ahmad Khtana, Ghulam Rasool Khatan of Ucher Magam and Masrat Begum of Shatwari Nagrii.
Police have taken cognizance of the case, seized the truck and arrested its driver.