An elderly woman died on Tuesday after a two-wheeler she was riding in met with an accident in Langate area of north Kashmir’s Kupwara district on Tuesday.

The deceased woman has been identified as Saleema Begum, 50, wife of Nazir Ahmad Mir, a resident of Safalpora Qaziabad.

Reports said that Saleema Begum was riding as a pillion rider and when a speeding tipper hit her, resulting in serious injurious to her. Begum was soon rushed to Sub-district hospital Langate where the doctors declared her brought dead.

Meanwhile, police have taken the cognizance of the case and further investigations are going on.