Five killed, 15 injured in Mardan road crash

A coach coming from Mardan to Bajaur rammed into a truck parked along the road near Gujar Ghari in Takhtabai tehsil

APP June 22, 2017
A coach coming from Mardan to Bajaur rammed into a truck parked along the road near Gujar Ghari in Takhtabai tehsil. PHOTO: EXPRESS

PESHAWAR: At least five people were killed and 15 others injured when a speeding passenger coach rammed into a truck in the limits of Takht Bhai police station here on Wednesday. Police said the coach coming from Mardan to Bajaur Agency rammed into a truck parked along the road near Gujar Ghari in Takhtabai tehsil of Mardan. The collision killed five people including the bus driver. The injured were rushed to Maran Medical Complex and Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar. Police said over speeding was the major reason behind this incident. The condition of several victims is stated to be critical.

Published in The Express Tribune, June 22nd, 2017.

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