Three-year-old boy dies after being hit by truck in JK's Udhampur

Jammu, Apr 29 (PTI) A three-year-old boy died on Wednesday after being hit by a speeding truck in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

The accused driver was arrested within hours of the incident, they said.

Police said Mohit, a resident of  Rampur district of Uttar Pradesh, was hit by the truck at Dhar Road near Nadaal on Udhampur-Samba road and was rushed to a hospital but was declared brought dead.

Police immediately swung into action and chased the truck, which fled the scene after hitting the boy, the official said adding that the truck was intercepted and its driver, a resident of Banihal, was arrested. PTI TAS AB TDS TDS