Kupwara: A pillion rider lost his life and the biker sustained critical injuries after a motorcycle they were riding on was hit by a tractor on Thursday evening at Hatmulla Nagri area of the district.
Reports said that a tractor bearing registration number JK09 7647 on way to Nagri hit a motorcyclist near Hatmulla area.
The mishap resulted in instant death of pillion rider Mudasir Ahmad Mir (24) son of Mukhtar Mir and critical injuries to biker Parvaiz Ahmad War (27) son of Khazir Mohammad War, both residents of Hatmulla area of the district.
The injured motorcyclist was shifted to SDH Kupwara, wherefrom, he was referred to SKIMS Srinagar, for advanced treatment.
Meanwhile, the body of deceased pillion rider has been handed over to the family for last rites.
A police official said that confirmed the mishap and said that a case has been registered in this regard and investigations taken up