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Kabul: Cyclist killed after being hit by speeding car

Kabul: Cyclist killed after being hit by speeding car

Nov 07, 2017 - 13:03

KABUL (Pajhwok): One individual was killed and another wounded as a result of a traffic accident in the capital Kabul on Tuesday.

The incident took place at 4:30am when a speeding car hit a cyclist in the limits of the 15th police district, an eyewitness said.

The source told Pajhwok Afghan News the cyclist was killed and another man wounded. However, the car driver managed to flee the area.

Naveed Ahmad, a resident of the locality, said the car rammed into the two individuals riding the bicycle. He added the injured man was evacuated by locals to hospital while the body was still lying at the site.

Basir Mujahid, spokesman for the 101st Asmaee police zone, confirmed the accident and casualties. He said police had not yet received exact information.