Five perish in bus-trailer collision

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Staff Reporter

Five persons died and 12 others sustained injuries – from minor to severe – when a passenger bus collided with a trailer on GT Road on Sunday.

The Rescue 1122 and police sources informed that the gruesome accident occurred on the Great Trunk Road (GT) near Sadhuke in Sheikhupura District.

According to the Rescue-1122, the bodies and injured were shifted to Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Muridke. The rescuers informed that the accident occurred due to speeding by the bus driver.

On getting information, rescue teams rushed to the spot and started rescue operation. The police also reached the spot and started investigation into the accident.

Last month, six members of a family had died in a car crash after a speeding vehicle ran into a roadside tree in the Mohsinwal area.

The car speeding on Jindiali Road crashed into the tree instantly killing six people of a family including two women and two minors.