Sopore, June 17: Two persons were killed while another was injured after the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a tipper truck near Tragpora crossing on the Baramulla- Kupwara road in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district on Thursday morning, police said.
The tipper driver has fled from the spot as per police.
An official told Greater Kashmir that soon after the mishap, the trio was instantly moved to a nearby hospital, where the bike rider and one of the two pillion riders succumbed to their injuries.
The injured has been referred to Sub-District Hospital Sopore for advanced treatment.
A police officer also confirmed the hit-and-run accident and said that investigation in this regard has been set into motion.
He identified one among the deceased as Mohammad Yousuf Dar, son of Ghulam Ahmad Dar of Gulshan Abad Reban Sopore while the injured bas been identified as Adil Hussain Gazi, son of Ghulam Nabi Gazi of Malpora Reban of Sopore.