25 injured in pile-up on Indus Highway near Khairpur
December 12, 2020 11:51 PM
There was another pile-up reported on a major highway as dense fog continued to blanket plain areas in Pakistan, reported 24NewsHD TV channel.
Over 10 vehicles were involved in the pile-up which occurred on Indus Highway near Khairpur Nathan Shah, injuring more than 25 people, most of them seriously.
Police shifted injured people to tehsil headquarters hospital. Later, the seriously injured were taken to Larkana for treatment.
Most of the cars involved in the pile-up were travelling from Karachi to Qambar.
On December 4 last, several vehicles rammed into each other, resulting in a pile-up on Lahore-Sialkot Motorway due to thick fog. Nine people were injured in the accident where the vehicles were damaged after the collision.
Rescue officials said those injured were shifted to a nearby health facility for medical treatment. The pile-up occurred due to the authorities’ failure to close the road for traffic owing to the dense fog.