India, Feb. 13 -- Vijay Kumar, 45, of Balsua village, was killed and his daughter, Priyanka, 24, was injured after a private bus hit their bike at Sarna village near Pathankot on Wednesday.

The bus (registration number PB02AB8897) was trying to overtake a vehicle when the collision took place.

Kumar's head was crushed badly after the accident; they were on their way to Pathankot from where Priyanka was to catch a bus to Chandigarh.

Station house officer (SHO) Iqbal Singh who reached the spot said that the bus driver fled after the accident and the bus had been impounded and efforts were on to arrest the accused.

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