Police register case against motorcyclist injured in accident with US diplomat


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ISLAMABAD: Another US embassy diplomat rammed into two motorists in federal capital late Sunday night, Aaj News reported. 

Embassy’s Second Secretary Chad Rex Ausburn, crashed into the motorbike at 9:40 PM Sunday night, injuring both riders. The riders identified as  Nazakat Aslam Awan and Muhammad Waseem were then shifted to Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) Hospital.

US diplomat was taken into custody, however  the US diplomat was free to go after recording his statement. A case has been registered against the people riding motorcyclists for driving recklessly. The FIR states that the motorcyclists came in front of jeep of a sudden which caused the collision.

This is not the first time a US citizen has run over a Pakistani national as earlier this month, on April 8, the car of US Defence and Air Attaché Joseph Emanuel Hall crashed into a motorcycle killing one person on the spot and injuring another.