A young boy died on Saturday in a road accident at Ompora in central Kashmir's Budgam district, police said.
The deceased, who is yet to be identified, was critically injured after a speeding van hit him, said an official.
He was rushed to a hospital where he later on succumbed, he said.
The driver of the van who is a resident of Khansahab area was taken into custody and a case was registered against him.
The boy's body is lying at police station Budgam and police have appealed people to contact on telephone numbers, 01951255157, 9797177435 and 9797730034 for his identification.