ISLAMABAD: Three persons including two children, standing alongside a road, were crushed to death by a speeding car which hit them after veering out of control at Zero Point here on Sunday, local police said. A 52-year-old man Waris was standing alongside the road with his grandsons and granddaughter near Zero Point when a speeding car (PS-448) hit them. It resulted in death of Waris, his grandson Musa and granddaughter Naina, while two other children Rehan and Musar were injured. The bodies and wounded children were shifted to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences. The driver escaped from the scene after the incident, while abandoning his vehicle on the spot. Police have impounded the vehicle and started efforts to arrest the driver. Further investigation is underway. The bodies were handed over to the heirs.
Published in The Express Tribune, June 29th, 2015.
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