Sheikhupura: Car and LPG tanker collision near Sheikhpura kot war, 25 injured, 15 killed including 5 innocent students.
Near the Kot War’s base U-turn, due to severe fog, a car crashed into a taner filled with LPG and then it collided with a rickshaw which was taking children to school.
Witnesses reported that tanker’s driver due to over speeding lost control of the tanker and near the U-turn crashed into the car, causing the blast. Two school rickshaws and several passing cars, 20 houses nearby also caught fire due to the blast.
As soon as the accident was reported, heavy contingent of police and rescue teams reached incident place and the rescue workers immediately rushed the wounded and dead to the district hospital.
The tragic accident caused 15 casualties including 5 students and a cameraman and left 25 injured.