Kupwara, Aug 29: A young auto rickshaw driver died in a tragic road accident in Hirri village of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Wednesday morning.
Reports said that a speedy commercial vehicle bearing registration number JK02B-L7281 hit the auto rickshaw bearing registration number JK09A-5433 at Hirri village of Kupwara on wee hours of wednesday, resulting onspot death of rickshaw driver.
The deceased was identified as Amir Rasool Kumar (22) son of Ghulam Rasool Kumar of Dudhwan, Kupwara.
A senior police officer said that a hunt has been launched to arrest the absconding driver.
“A case under relevant sections has been registered and further investigations has been taken up” he said.