Faisalabad: Five members of a family were killed and two other injured in a collision between tractor trolley and wagon near Dijkot area in Faisalabad.
As per details, a rashly driven wagon rammed into a tractor trolley in Dijkot area. As a result, five people including three women died on the spot while two other injured seriously.
The deceased were identified as Jhangir, Faisal, Nigahban Bibi, Marai Bibi and Guria.
Police and rescue sources said the van collided with the tractor-trolley on Samandari road.
The bodies and the two injured were taken to a nearby hospital. Rescue sources said that all the deceased were residents of Nankana Sahib.
They said Jehangir, the resident of Nankana Sahib, along with his family members was on the way to visit the shrine of sufi saint Sultan Bahu when they met the accident.
Subsequently, the heirs of the victims of the accident staged a protest demonstration on the Samandari road against the local police for failing to arrive in a timely-manner and arrest the tractor-trolley’s driver, who fled from the spot.
The protesters blocked the road, suspending vehicular traffic to press for the arrest of the driver who they said was responsible for the accident.