Student killed, 17 injured in Raiwind bus accident

RAIWIND, 05 NOV (DNA) – One student died while 17 others sustained injuries when an overloaded passenger bus fell into Rohi Nullah on Raiwind Road Wednesday.

The passenger bus lost its control due to the sudden tyre burst and fell into nullah near Ijtima Chowk bypass on Raiwind road. Police and rescue teams reached at the spot to rescue the injured.

The injured were shifted to Jinnah Hospital.Bus driver fled from the scene but police have detained bus conductor for further investigation.

According to the police, bus had seating capacity of only 21 to 22 persons but around 40 passengers were onboard when the accident happened. DNA

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