Sunday November 28, 2021

Three killed in traffic accidents

July 05, 2021

Three people lost their lives while one dozen others were wounded in various traffic accidents in parts of the city on Sunday.

A passer-by died and a motorcyclist was injured in a road accident in the airport area. They were taken to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Centre where the deceased man was identified as 55-year-old Rafiq and the injured as Rafay Akhtar, 25.

Police said the accident took place when the motorcyclist hit the passer-by. Further investigations are under way. Separately, a man died in a road accident near Ansari flyover on the Super Highway. The body was transported to Abbasi Shaheed Hospital. The deceased man was identified as 40-year-old Naeem, son of Aslam, a resident of the same area.

In another mishap, a 40-year-old man, Hanif, son of Haji Ahmed, died after a container fell on him near the Port Qasim power plant within the limits of the Bin Qasim police station. Police said he was a trailer truck driver and hailed from Punjab.

Meanwhile, as many as one dozen people were injured after a passenger bus overturned in the Sher Shah area. The injured persons were shifted to the Cibil Hospital, Karachi. The injured included Bilal, 8; Abdul Jabbar, 40; Arshad, 35; Bakhtiar, 40; Fazal Hussain, 55; Shamim, 50, wife of Shabbir; Shahnaz, 40, wife of Ashraf; Zaheerullah, 50; Razia, 40, wife of Usman; Zaheerullah Khan, 60; Muzaffar Hussain, 45; and Obaid, 52. Further investigations are under way.