On the highway in Muradpur village, Tata Sumo hit an elderly man.
The deceased has been identified as Mohammad Nazir (70), a resident of village Thikaria Bathuni.
Locals reported that the elderly was walking on the highway.
The driver coming from Jammu from Mendhar hit him.
The injured elderly was rushed to the hospital from where he was referred to GMCH Jammu but died on the way.
The driver escaped after the accident.
The police have registered a case and started investigation.