Attock road accident kills fours, injures several

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STAFF REPORT

ISLAMABAD

At least four people were killed and 12 others injured in a road accident at Fateh Jang in Attock on early Monday morning.

According to Rescue 1122, the accident occurred when the tractor trailer overtook another vehicle and rammed into the passenger bus which was coming from the opposite direction, a rescue official said.

The injured were shifted to Tehsil Headquarters Hospital (THQ) Fateh Jang.

The condition of five wounded is said to be critical. Police say the accident took place due to over speeding.

As a result of the collision, both the vehicles were completely destroyed.

On May 19, at least two people lost their lives and five others sustained injuries as a passenger van and an oil tanker collided near Fateh Jung, Attock.

As per details, the accident was met at Rawalpindi-Kohat road, killing two people on the spot and injuring other five.

The bodies and the injured were rushed to a nearby medical facility, where condition of two injured is said to critical according to the doctors.

It may be noted that last month, in a separate road crash at the Fateh Jung road, four people lost their lives and 10 others were wounded as a dumper rammed into a van.

Earlier, on March 30, at least seven people, including six female students, died while two others suffered injuries when a speeding bus rammed into a rickshaw near Sarai Muhajir, Bhakkar.

According to police, the girls were on their way home after appearing in the examinations when the bus crashed into the rickshaw near a petrol pump in Sarai Muhajir.

The deceased were identified as Iqra Rafiq, Sawera Shafiq, Ifat Ahmed, Mariyam Ashraf, Mehreen Yaqoob, Sobia Arshad, and rickshaw driver Imran.