QUETTA: Five members of a family, including a young boy and three women, were killed and four others injured in a head-on collision between a car and pick-up van on Dera Road, near Loralai, on Saturday.
Police said the family was travelling in the pick-up van when a speedy car hit it at a blind turn in the Sher-Jan Kadi area of Loralai district. “Four people, all belonging to the same family, were killed and five others injured in the crash,” an official said.
He said a police team rushed to the accident scene soon after receiving information and shifted four bodies and five injured to district hospital, where a critically injured woman also died.
The official said the other four injured were hospitalised.
The deceased were later identified as Hamidullah, nine-year-old Izzatullah, Safia Bibi, Zarmina, Kainat Bibi.
After completing medico-legal formalities, hospital officials handed over the bodies to their relatives for burial. The deceased were later buried in their native graveyard in Kuchlak.
Police believed the deadly accident took place due to speeding.
Published in Dawn, September 24rd, 2023