Three killed in car, van collision

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Renala Khurd

Three persons were killed while one suffered severe injuries in a car-van collision near Akhtarabad highway.

According to Rescue1122 spokesperson here on Tuesday, Muhammad Sarwar, Advocate, r/o Depalpur along with two friends Muhammad Hussain and Younis, was travelling to Lahore by car when a speeding van hit the vehicle near Jordan Bridge.

Consequently, all three men sustained serious injuries and died on the spot, while Muhammad Khalid r/o Bahria town suffered injuries.

The accused van driver managed to escape. Rescue1122 shifted the bodies and injured person to the hospital. Saddar police registered a case and started the investigation.

Meanwhile a man was killed while two wounded critically after the troller hit Hiace van near Adda Shafee Walla located in limits of Rangpur police station on Tuesday.

According to rescue sources, the accident was occurred due to over speeding of the both vehicles.

The deceased was identified as Muhammad Amir, son of Abdur Rashid, belonged to unidentified area.

Injured were included Muhammad Aslam, son of Faryad, resident of Chuk no. 6/4R and Ikhlaq, son of Manzoor, resident of Arif Walla.

The corpse of the deceased was moved to Rangpur hospital, while injured ones shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment. Heirs of the deceased person were being searched out, said the rescue official.—APP