7 killed in bus-rickshaw head-on collision near Faisalabad

09:49 PM | 6 Mar, 2015
7 killed in bus-rickshaw head-on collision near Faisalabad
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FAISALABAD (Web Desk) - At least seven people including for children were killed in a head-on collision between a passenger bus and a motorcyle rickshaw on Samundri Road near Faisalabad on Friday.

Sources said two buses were racing on the narrow road when one of them went out of control and struck a motorcycle rickshaw which had 11 people on board.

The bus driver as well as his conductor fled the scene.

The rickshaw driver and one Yusuf who was accomapnied by some of his children died on the spot.  Two children passed away while being ferried to Allied Hospital in Faisalabad.

According to latest reports, two children succumbed to their injuries at the hospital, while an injured woman also passed away.

Following the tragedy, an angry mob put fire to the bus.