Bandipora, Jan 12: An 18-year-old motorcyclist was killed in a road accident in Saderkoot area of North Kashmir’s Bandipora district on Tuesday.

An official told Kashmir Despatch that a young motorcyclist was hit by a speedy Bus bearing registration number JK13-1815 near Churtung mode area of Saderkote Bandipora, leaving him critically injured.

He was immediately rushed to nearby hospital where doctors declared him dead on arrival.

The deceased was identified as Liyakat Ahmad Mir Gojar son of Hidayatulla Mir Gojar, a resident of Check Garoora area of Bandipora.

Meanwhile, Police have taken cognizance of the incident and have registered a case under FIR number 05/2020 under sections 279,337,427 IPC and further investigation has been initiated.