12 dead in horrible collision between vans, dumper in Gujranwala
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As many as 12 people were killed while eight others got injured during a horrible accident that occurred in front of Kot Ladha police station in Nowshera Virrkan area of Gujranwala, reported 24newsHD TV channel Friday.
Among those who died, 11 belonged to the same family.
As per details, two Toyota vans collided with a dumper truck resulting in massive causalities. The accident took place due to overspeeding and race among the involved vehicles.
Those who died in the accident include Muhammad Aslam, Gulzar s/o Faqir Muhammad, Ilyas s/o Ghulam Haider, Hoorain Fatima d/o Sohail, Munawar Bibi w/o M Yousaf, Asiya Bibi w/o M Asif, Asima Bibi w/o Shahzad, Khalida Bibi w/o M Sohail, Fouzia Bibi d/o M Younas and Haleema Bibi w/o M Aslam and van driver Haji Irfan.
All the deceased were residents of Rahmanpura, Alam Chowk Girjakh, Gujranwala.
The driver of the dumper truck fled from the scene after the incident.
The rescue teams reached the spot soon after the accident and shifted the bodies and injured to the hospital while police started an investigation.