2 wheeler knocks woman to death

An elderly woman died after she was hit by a two wheeler (scooty) on Doda-Bhadarwah Highway at village Sanai in Bhalla on Wednesday afternoon.
2 wheeler knocks woman to death
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An elderly woman died after she was hit by a two wheeler (scooty) on Doda-Bhadarwah Highway at village Sanai in Bhalla on Wednesday afternoon.

According to sources, a rashly driven scooty that was without registration number hit the lady at Sanai area of Bhalla Tehsil.

Leaving the victim in a pool of blood, the driver fled from the spot.

"After getting information, a team from police post Bhalla rushed to the spot and shifted the lady to nearby hospital where the doctors declared her brought dead," Sunil Parihar, Incharge Police Post Bhalla, said.

"We seized the scooty from the spot, however the driver had fled from the spot. The identity of the driver could not be ascertained immediately as the scooty is without registration number," the officer, said, adding that FIR 75/2017 has been lodged and a case registered under section 279, 304-A at Police Station Bhaderwah.

The deceased has been identified as Thakri Devi (65) wife of Prithvi Raj Resident of Sanie Bhalla.

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