Student dies in road accident

Phagwara: A 25-year-old student of a private university died in a road accident near village Madhopur near here, police said today.

Police identified the deceased as Vikas Kumar Yadav, hailing from Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, who was studying in Lovely Professional University (LPU) Chaheru, Phagwara.

They said Yadav was going on his motorcycle to nearby Chaheru railway station to receive his friend when an unknown vehicle hit him at Madhopur road bend yesterday.

He was seriously injured and rushed to local civil hospital where he succumbed to his injuries, they said.

Chaheru police post in-charge Ajaib Singh said a case has been registered against an unknown driver.