Reckless driving claims two lives

Bodies handed over to heirs after medico-legal formalities


Our Correspondent August 18, 2020
PHOTO: FILE

FAISALABAD:

At least two people were killed in separate traffic accidents on Monday.

Police took the bodies of the deceased into their custody and handed them over to their heirs after completing legal formalities.

The driver of a passenger bus crushed a citizen to death on Ismail Road in the jurisdiction of Ghulam Muhammadabad police station.

Muhammad Wali Khan, a resident of Sadhupura was hit by the speeding bus while he was crossing the road. As a result, the victim was severely injured and died on the spot.

The bus driver fled from the scene to avoid retribution.

In another incident, a tractor-trolley hit 26-year-old Wasim, son of Abdul Hameed, who was riding a motorcycle on Samandari Road.

The injured motorcyclist was rushed to a hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

Police have registered cases against the drivers of the vehicles and search is underway to arrest the accused.

Published in The Express Tribune, August 18th, 2020.

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