18 students injured in coaster, truck, Hiace collision

JHANG: As many as 18 students sustained serious injuries following a collision between a student coaster, truck and a Hiace passenger wagon near Garhmaharaja on Monday morning.

The cause of collision is stated to be dense fog.

According to Rescue 1122 sources, a Mazda Coaster LES-3156 carrying students of a private college was on way when a speedy truck coming from opposite direction collided with the coaster due to poor visibility in dense fog. Meanwhile a passanger wagon LES-2626 also hit the coaster from back resulting serious injuries to eighteen students.

Rescue 1122 shifted the injured Aslam, Nosher and Muhammad Usman to DHQ hospital, Jhang while Samar Abbas, Naser Abbas, Shahbaz, Zainab, Iqra, Alina, Sarmad, Nyela, Anam, Aqsa and others were admitted in a local hospital.

Garhmaharaja police started investigations.