Reckless driving leaves three dead, three injured in Faisalabad

Residents of the area block the road in protest

Web Desk July 22, 2015
Residents of the area block the road in protest.

FAISALABAD: At least three people were killed on Wednesday while three others were wounded in a deadly road accident on the Sargodha Expressway in Faisalabad, Express News reported.

Initial reports revealed that as a result of over-speeding, a truck overran a parked vehicle, killing at least three people while three others were injured as they were also present in the vicinity while they waited for a bus.

Read: At least 6 killed in road accident near Islamabad

Three men, Haider Ali, Sufiyan and Majeed died on the spot while the injured were shifted to District Headquarters Hospital and Allied Hospital Faisalabad for immediate medical treatment.

Further, sources revealed that the driver of the truck fled from the scene after the incident, while abandoning his vehicle as the police and rescue teams were busy attending to the injured.

Read: Fatal collision: Five killed in road accident

Residents of the area have blocked both roads of the Expressway claiming that such fatal accidents have become common in the area yet the government fails to take action.


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