Three killed, two injured in road accidents

KARACHI: Three persons were killed and two others injured in road mishaps in the metropolis on Monday.

A youth, Idrees, 22, son of Pelawan Khan was critically injured when a speeding vehicle hit him in Shamsheer, Defense Phase 5. He was shifted to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center (JPMC) for treatment where he succumbed to his injuries.

In another road accident, a boy, Asad, 20, son of Anwar Ali was killed and two others Ayaz, 19, son of Akber and Fahad, 20, son of Aslam were injured when a speeding vehicle hit their bike near Qayyumabad Bus Stop in Korangi area.

The body and injured were shifted to JPMC.

Yet in another, a man, Mohammad Rasheed, 48, son of Mohammad Hassan, resident of Shafioq Morr North Karachi, was killed by a speeding vehicle in Bhains Colony. The body was shifted to JPMC for medico-legal formalities.