Eight dead, two injured in Sargodha dumper-rickshaw collision


SARGODHA: At least eight people including a woman died and two others injured in a collision between dumper and rickshaw here on Sunday.

Police said a rickshaw got of control after its wheel separated and it hit a dumper near Chak No. 110 Southern in Sargodha.

Eight people including Jannat Bibi, Mehboob Hassan, Imtiaz, Muhammad Akbar, Sohail Masih, Talib Hussain, Saifullah, Ali Husnain died in the accident while Sarfraz and Imran were seriously injured.

The bodies and injured were shifted to District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital where the condition of the wounded people was also stated to be critical.

The dumper driver escaped the scene of the accident. The police after registering a case into the incident has started the investigation.