5 of family killed in truck-van collision on Motorway in Sargodha


SARGODHA, June 29 (TNS): Five members of a family were killed and seven others injured when a van and truck collided on Motorway at Bhera area of Sargodha on Thursday.

As per details, a family was going to Murree for picnic in a van fromLahore. Near Bhera inter-charge a rashly driven truck hit the van. As a result, five people including two women and three children died on the spot while seven others were injured.

All the deceased and injured were from a single family. The bodies were retrieved from the van by cutting it gates and shifted to Tehsil Headquarter Hospital Bhera for medico legal formalities and treatment.

The condition of three of the injured was stated to be critical who were referred to Lahore. Police arrested the errant truck driver and started investigation.