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Driver dies, another injured  In JK Road accident

One person was killed, and another injured in a tragic accident on the Jammu-Rajouri highway in the Jammu division. According to an official statement, the incident involved a Maruti Eco with registration number JK11E-3029, traveling from Jammu to Rajouri. Near Thalka, the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to veer off the road.

The driver, identified as Zabeer Ahmed, aged 20 and son of Mohd Akram from Rajouri, succumbed to his injuries at the scene. Meanwhile, the other occupant of the vehicle, Wajid Hussain Shah, aged 25 and son of Farzan Hussain Shah, sustained minor injuries and has been admitted to the hospital for treatment.

The body of the deceased is being transported to SDH Nowshera for necessary legal procedures, while authorities have initiated further investigation into the accident. This unfortunate incident highlights the dangers associated with road travel and underscores the importance of adhering to safety regulations while driving.

The loss of life in such accidents serves as a sobering reminder of the need for improved road safety measures and increased awareness among motorists. It also emphasizes the critical role of law enforcement agencies in ensuring compliance with traffic laws to prevent such tragedies from occurring in the future.

Efforts to enhance infrastructure, implement stricter regulations, and promote responsible driving behavior are essential in reducing the incidence of road accidents and safeguarding lives on highways like the Jammu-Rajouri stretch.

As communities mourn the loss of the young driver and hope for the swift recovery of the injured passenger, authorities continue their efforts to address the root causes of such accidents and prevent similar incidents from happening again.

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