Srinagar: A driver was killed and his navigator critically injured during the last leg of the Mughal Road rally when their vehicle rolled into a deep gorge at Simthan in Anantnag district, officials said on Monday.
Jitender Singh lost control of his vehicle near Simthan last evening while on return leg of the Mughal Road Rally, the officials said.
They said while Singh died on the spot, his navigator Ashish Mahajan was critically injured.
Mahajan was shifted to SKIMS hospital here where he has been put in the ICU. The condition of Mahajan has shown no signs of improvement since last night, the doctors attending on him said.
The Mughal Road rally was flagged off on Saturday and is scheduled to be flagged in later in the day.
First Published: Monday, July 02, 2012, 09:54