Pakistan

FAISALABAD – Pakistan People’s Party leader Faisal Saleh Hayat was severely injured in a road accident in Faisalabad, late Wednesday.

According to Motorway police officials, Hayat was heading to Jhang from Faisalabad when his car rammed into a trailer near Ameenpur area.

Consequently, the PPP leader and his driver were injured and both were immediately rushed to Allied Hospital.

Hayat sustained injuries on his head and a broken arm but was said to be out of danger. However, his driver was said to be in critical condition.

Scores of followers of Hayat, who also happens to be a spiritual leader, reached the hospital as soon as they heard of the mishap.

Faisal Saleh Hayat under treatment at Allied hospital

It bears mentioning that Hayat joined the Pakistan Peoples Party earlier this year. The former MNA remained a key member of the federal cabinet under prime minister Shaukat Aziz.