VEHARI – As many as seventeen members of a single family were left injured in a road accident in Vehari city of Punjab on Friday.

According to media reports, the tragic incident happened when driver of a speeding vehicle lost control of his vehicle and dashed against a tree on Multan Road.

The injured passengers including women and children were returning home after dropping their relatives at the airport.

Rescue teams reached the scene and retrieved the injured persons from the debris after cutting the body of the vehicle.

They were shifted to District Headquarters Hospital for treatment.