Road accident: Two killed in oil tanker crash

The deceased and injured were taken to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences


Our Correspondent September 08, 2015

ISLAMABAD: Two people were killed when an oil tanker crashed into a toll plaza near Sangjani on GT Road. According to Edhi officials, the accident took place on outskirts of the capital within the Tarnol police limits on Tuesday. SHO Jamshed Khan said the tanker driver, Khush Mir, and toll plaza employee, Muhammad Naeem, were killed in the incident. The SHO said an initial investigation showed that a brake failure caused the tanker to crash into the toll plaza. A minivan and a truck were also damaged by the oil tanker, the police official said, adding that the driver of the other tanker and two employees of the toll plaza were injured as a result. The deceased and injured were taken to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences.

Published in The Express Tribune, September 9th, 2015.

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