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​A load carrier driver died after being hit by a speeding passenger vehicle (LP bus) near J&K High Court Srinagar on Sunday.

The incident occurred at 4:30 am when the load carrier on way to Jehangir Chowk was hit by a passenger vehicle near J&K High Court Srinagar.
The injured was rushed to the SMHS hospital for treatment where doctors declared him dead on arrival.

Police has identified the deceased as Mushtaq Ahmad of Batamaloo.

The driver of the vehicle has fled from the spot, however, police seized the vehicle, said an official.

An FIR has been registered against the driver at police station Shaheed Gunj, he said. GK