KARACHI: Number of road accidents is on the increase in Karachi as an uncontrollable container-carrying vehicle claimed lives of three people in the metropolis on Thursday.
According to sources, the negligent driver ran his heavy vehicle over citizens and fled the scene along with the cleaner in Qayyumabad, killing three on the spot and injuring two others.
It should be mentioned here that traffic police personnel tried to stop the container. However, it ran past and turned over near Akhtar Colony, killing three people and critically wounding two others.
Crane was called in after the accident to remove the container that triggered massive gridlock on the road.
DIG Traffic said the roadside accident is being investigated into. –SAMAA
Story first published: 16th February 2017