14 injured as van overturns

MUZAFFARGARH: As many as 14 people were injured when a van turned turtle at Shahjamal road near Mondka stop here on Tuesday.

According to police, a commuters van was on its way to Shahjamal from Muzaffargarh when it turned turtle near Mondka due to over speeding. As a result, 14 passengers sustained injuries, six of whom were stated to be critical.

Police said that six passengers including Sikandar, Abdullah, Arif, Mureed Hussain, Jehangir and Zarina were shifted to Nishtar Hospital Multan due to critical injuries while eight others including Asif, Abid, Rabnawaz, Ameer Bakhash, Ghulam Mohammad, Altaf, Sulman and Rashid Nawaz were shifted to district headquarters hospital Muzaffargarh.

Shahjamal police said that a case had been registered against the van driver and investigation was underway.