11 policemen suspended after accident in Lahore


Express May 19, 2010

LAHORE: 11 traffic policemen have been suspended after 5 students were killed in a road accident near Jinnah Hospital in Lahore on Wednesday.

The accident was caused by a speeding vehicle crashing into an underpass.

Witnesses say several students were seated on the rooftop of the bus, when the driver lost control of the vehicle and struck a barrier of the underpass, the driver managed to flee the scene after the crash.

Four students died on the spot; while one died in the hospital later. Two students are reported to be in critical condition.

Police are searching for the driver, while the road has been cleared for traffic.

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