Six dead, multiple injured in Wazirabad road mishap

  • The deadly road mishap happened due to over-speeding

GUJRANWALA – At least six people were killed and 20 others injured in a major road accident in Wazirabad, Gujranwala on Tuesday.

As per reports, a passenger bus collided with a wagon due to over-speeding around a bend. The injured have been shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment, while identification of the deceased is underway.

Punjab Chief Minister Shehbaz Sharif has directed authorities to provide best possible medical treatment for the injured.

In another deadly accident in Punjab, eight people including two women and two children were killed while twenty others sustained multiple injuries at Burewala-Chichawatni road here on Monday.

According to rescue sources, the accident occurred near Landu Masjid where a rashly driven trailer collided with a commuters van.

As a result, eight people died on the spot while twenty others suffered serious injuries.

The injured were shifted to THQ hospital Burewala where the condition of two was stated to be critical. Trailer driver fled from the scene.