19 dead, 15 injured in bus, truck collision

Faisalabad—At least 19 people including two children were killed in a collision between a passenger bus and a truck on Jhang Road here on early Wednesday morning.
According to police sources, the ill-fated bus carrying over 50 people collided with the truck coming from opposite direction at Jhang road area of Faisalabad. 19 passengers including two women and two children were killed in the accident.
Dr Naeem Hashmi, who works at the Allied Hospital in Faisalabad, said 15 injured people were being treated in the emergency department. Two of them were in a serious condition.
Police said that the accident took place due to over speeding of the bus driver who also got killed in the collision. —INP

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