CHAKWAL: Three people, including a man and his son, were killed in a traffic accident on Thursday.
Kausar Abbas Niazi, in his early 50s, his son Daniyal Abbas Niazi and Asad Abbas, who was their relative, were going to their village Bikhari Kalan from Thoha Bahadur where they worked as labourers.
When they were passing by the Balkassar interchange on Chakwal-Talagang Road, their motorcycle hit a mini-truck coming from the opposite side.
Resultantly, Kausar, his son and Mohammad Waleed, the driver of the mini-truck, died on the spot. Asad was critically injured and taken to the District Headquarters Hospital Chakwal from where he was referred to Rawalpindi.
“The motorcycle, which was overloaded, was being driven recklessly. When the driver of the mini-truck applied brakes, his vehicle overturned,” investigation officer Husnain Shah of Saddar police station told Dawn.
Published in Dawn, June 23rd, 2017