MIAN CHANNU: At least three people, including a child, died while women among 14 others were injured in a collision between truck and van here on Saturday.
Police said that a truck driver apparently fell asleep and lost control of the vehicle and subsequently rammed the truck into a van in suburbs of Mian Channu.
A child among two people died on the spot while two women among 15 people were seriously injured.
Police and rescue personnel rushed the scene and started rescue operation. The bodies and injured were shifted to hospital where another succumbed to his wounds taking death toll to three, while condition of some more injured people was stated to be serious.
The police impounded both vehicles and after registering a case against the truck driver responsible for accident have started investigation.— INP