LAHORE: At least five people died and several others injured in separate road mishaps in various districts on Saturday.
Police said that a vehicle got out of control of driver due to over speeding and it hit a tree by the roadside at the Mangla Bypass in Dina area of district Jhelum. Two people died in the accident while another was critically injured.
An over speeding trailer hit a tractor trolley at National Highway in Bahawalpur resulting in the death of one person and leaving five others injured.
One person died and another was critically wounded when a recklessly driven car knocked down a motorcycle carrying two people at Badhila Road in Jehanian.
A pedestrian died after being hit by an overspeeding motorcycle at Adda Tabrouk in Okara.
The bodies and injured of all incidents were shifted to different hospitals of respective areas and the police after registering separate cases at concerned police stations have started the investigation.