A 30-year-old youth lost his life in a road accident in Kulgam on Thursday, an official said. The deceased has been identified as Javid Gulzar, a 30-year-old motorcyclist hailing from Sehpora Kulgam. Accident took place near PHC Katrasoo Kulgam. According to the official, motorcyclist lost his control when a dog unexpectedly darted across his path, leading to the bike skidding off the road. Impact resulted in critical injuries to him, and he was immediately evacuated to the district hospital in Kulgam for emergency medical care but succumbed to his injuries.