Srinagar, April 21:

A policeman died Sunday after his motorcycle was hit by a car in Jammu and Kashmir’s Baramulla district, police said.

Shafoor Ajaz Wani was riding a motorcycle when he was hit by a private car at Veerwan in Baramulla, a police spokesman said.

He said Wani was injured in the accident and rushed to a hospital where he succumbed.

A case under relevant sections of law has been registered at police station Baramulla and the car involved in the accident seized, the spokesman said, adding the driver fled the spot.