Rawalpindi - A speeding dumper crushed a motorcyclist to death while injured the other here at Bakery Chowk, informed police on Saturday.

Police arrested the driver and impounded the dumper besides filing a case whereas Rescue 1122 shifted the dead body to District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital for autopsy.

According to Assistant Sub Inspector (ASI) Nadim Akhter, who is investigating the case, a citizen Haroon Qayyum Mufti, resident of Dhamial, along with Iqbal (32) was coming from Fauji Colony when a speeding 10-wheeler dumper (SNR-997) hit their motorcycle at Bakery Chowk on 11:30pm Friday last.

Haroom died on the spot whereas Iqbal sustained injuries, he said. Rescue 1122 shifted the dead body to DHQ whereas doctors handed over the dead body to heir after external post-mortem. The injured was provided treatment by rescuers and sent him home, he said.

ASI added that police impounded the truck and filed a case against the driver identified as Safdar Zaman, hails from Havelian, under section 279/337-G/427/320 PPc. Police would produce the accused driver before court and submit his chellan, he said. Family took the dead body of to native village for burial.