Four killed, eight injured in bus-trailer collision in Hasilpur

ISLAMABAD: At least four people were killed and eight sustained injuries in a collision between passenger bus and trailer in Hasilpur on Wednesday.

The passenger bus was en-route to Faisalabad from Sadiqabad when it crashed into a trailer near Ablani on Shahpur road, private news channel reported.

The deceased include two men and two women and have been identified as Asifa, Sunil Kumar, Sameera and Abdul Hameed. Rescue teams shifted the injured to a nearby hospital for medical assistance.

Close to 9,000 road accidents are reported to the police every year since 2011, killing over 4,500 people on average, according to the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS).