Rawalpindi - A cop was killed in a road accident here yesterday.

The deceased was identified as Constable Naveed Ahmed son of Abdul Hameed. The twenty-one-year-old cop was resident of Sadiqabad area and posted at police station Waris Khan.

According to a police officer, Naveed was standing at Waris Khan bus stop after finishing his duty when a speeding motorcyclist hit him. As a result, the cop died on the spot while the motorcyclist sustained injuries and went unconscious. The Rescue 1122 shifted the dead body and the injured to Benazir Bhutto Hospital for post mortem and treatment respectively.

A doctor, who is treating the unconscious motorcyclist Muhammad Nafees Tahir, son of Muhammad Tahir, said that condition of the patient was serious.

The doctors after conducting the post mortem handed over the dead body to heirs for burial. A case was registered against the motorcyclist while further investigation was ongoing.