Thursday, September 29, 2022

Five killed as trailer crushes pedestrians to death in Matiari

Five killed as trailer crushes pedestrians to death in Matiari

MATIARI (92 News) - At least five persons were killed and two others were injured when a trailer crushed pedestrians at the National Highway in Matiari on Thursday.

According to reports, the driver of the trailer lost control due to over-speeding and crushed five people including three children and two women to death on the spot who were standing along road side.

Rescue teams reached the spot and shifted the dead and injured to hospital. Rescue sources said that the dead and injured were identified as Shakir, Zaibo, Khato, Khuda Buksh, Riaz and Alliha.

The incident happened in the limits of Badani Ps. Police have seized the trailer and also arrested the driver and cleaner of the trailer from the spot. Bodies and injured were rushed to the hospital.

In a separate road crash on August 22, a child was killed and three including a woman were injured when a speeding dumper hit a motorcycle in Karachi.

The incident took place in the FB Industrial Area, where a family, traveling on a motorcycle was hit by a dumper, resulting in the death of a child and injuries to three others.

The body of the child and the injured were rushed to the hospital by the rescue teams.