Rawalpindi-A speeding vehicle crushed a 60-year-old man to death at Bawali Pindi Road in Tehsil Kahuta, sources said on Tuesday.

The deceased was identified as Fazal Karim of Pataryan Village, the sources added. According to the sources, Fazal was walking along the road when a speeding vehicle hit him. As a result, he sustained fatal injuries and died on the spot, they said. However, the driver of the vehicle managed to escape from the scene while the police rushed to the site and moved the body to THQ Hospital, Kahuta for autopsy.

The police registered a case against the driver on complaint of a son of the deceased and began investigation.

Meanwhile, a 16-year-old girl was hospitalised after she tried to commit suicide at Jhanda Cheechi, said a Rescue 1122 spokesman. According to him, the girl swallowed sleeping pills at her home over some domestic issue due to which her condition went deteriorating. He added that the locals called the Rescue 1122 which shifted the girl to Benazir Bhutto Hospital for treatment. The police also reached at the hospital and started interrogating the attempted suicide case.

A doctor told media that condition of the girl was critical and the doctors were trying to save her life.