Jammu, Sept 19: A teenager died on the spot when his scooty hit the divider and overturned near Panjgrain in Nagrota. He was immediately taken to the hospital but was declared dead on arrival. After post-mortem his body was handed over to his family for last rites.
His friend who was sitting behind him is seriously injured and is admitted in hospital at present.
The deceased and the injured have been identified as Pranav Sekhri, 15, and Punit Bhagat,16, respectively.
The accident occurred on Sunday, when both the friends were on their way to Udhampur. As soon as they reached Panjgrain, their scooty lost its balance and hit the divider. The locals informed the police about the accident who at once took them to hospital.
The police has registered a case and has started its investigation.