Old man killed in road mishap

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Nov 10: An old man was killed today in a road mishap in Kanachak area of city outskirts.
According to a police official, a pedestrian identified as Rattan Lal (72) son of Bishan Nath, resident of Kangrail, was hit and seriously injured by a speeding bus at Deharan on Jammu-Akhnoor Road, this evening.
The blood-ridden man was immediately rushed to Government Medical College and Hospital, Jammu, where he was declared as brought dead by the doctors. The body of the deceased was shifted to mortuary room of the hospital.
In this connection, Kanachak police had registered a case and started investigations. The efforts were also on to nab the absconding driver, who fled from the spot along with his vehicle.