A tractor met with an accident and turned turtle onWednesday on Srinagar-Leh highway in Kangan tehsil of central Kashmir’sGanderbal district, leaving the driver dead and another occupant injured.
Officials said that a tractor JK16A-4342 travelling from Gagangeer-Sonamarg to Gund skidded off from the road and turnedturtle at main market Gund.
The driver and another occupant were trapped under thevehicle following which locals rescued them and shifted them to primary healthCentre Gund in an injured state.
However, the driver of the tractor identified as RiyazAhmad Bhat (28)of Fraw Gund declared dead on arrival at thehospital.
The injured identified as Muzafar Ahmad Lone (24) of Gundwas referred to SKIMS Srinagar for specialized treatment.
Police have registered a case at police stationGund in this connection and have taken up the investigation, said theofficial.