Jammu: A motorcyclist was killed and his wife critically injured in an accident in Akhnoor.
A police official said that they were hit by a mini bus driven by accused driver, Chaman Lal, who fled the scene of the accident.
Police spokesperson said he was arrested and vehicle was seized.
The deceased identified as Yash Paul and his injured wife Tripta Devi, residents of Akhnoor, were moving on a motorcycle when a bus hit them at Gumpul on Saturday, resulting in critical injuries to both of them, he said.
He said they were rushed to a hospital where Paul succumbed to injuries.
A case was registered and a special police team was constituted which solved the hit-and-run case within 24 hours by arresting the accused driver and also seizing the vehicle at his disclosure, the spokesman said.(KNS)