J&K

Elderly Handwara man injured in road accident

A 65-year-old man having sustained critical injuries after hit by a cab in Chotipora area on Saturday evening has succumbed at SMHS Hospital Srinagar this morning.

Reports reaching a local news agency, Global News Service (GNS) said that Mohammad Sultan Shiekh (65) son of Mohammad Rustum Shiekh was left with critical injuries after hit by a speeding car bearing registration number JK-05A 8430 at Chotipora locality.

The elderly was immediately taken to District Hospital Handwara, where from he was referred to SMHS hospital for advanced treatment.

The patient undergoing treatment at the tertiary hospital, however, succumbed to his injuries this morning.

Meanwhile, a police official concerned confirming the death of the elderly person to GNS said that a case vide FIR Number 178/2021 stands registered under relevant sections of law regarding the incident. (GNS)

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