Kathua, April 28
A pedestrian was killed after a speeding car hit him near Chadwal, area of Thehsil Hiranagar, today.
The mishap occurred this evening at about 2:30 pm when a unknown car, which was on its way from Kathua towards Jammu, lost control over the vehicle and hit the pedestrian namely Lal Chand (62) son of Girdhari Lal, a resident of Kore Qasba, who was walking beside the road.
In the mishap, the pedestrian received serious injuries, Police with the help of locals shifted the injured to Sub District Hospital Hiranagar, where doctor
declared Lal Chand dead. Police shifted the body of the deceased to mortuary room of SDH Hiranagar, for medico-legal formalities.
In this connection, a case FIR No 67/17 u/s 279, 337, 304A has been registered at Police Post Chadwal and a manhunt has been launched by the police to arrest the accused car driver, who fled from the spot of crime.