Six members of a family in Lahore were killed when an underage driver crashed into their vehicle late on Saturday night. The accident took place in DHA Phase 7 when a family driving back to their residence in Shadab Colony on Ferozpur Road, was rammed into another vehicle being driven by a teenage boy, Afnan Shafqat.
The victims were quickly moved to the Lahore General Hospital in severely injured condition but they could not survive. They were identified as Rukhsana, 52; Anabia, 3; Huzaifa, four months; Muhammad Hasnain, 28; Sajjad, 26; Ayesha, 22, as reported by The Nation.
A case has been registered against the driver. According to witnesses, he was driving rashly and his speeding car hit the victims’ car from the left side. The collision was so bad that it overturned the latter’s car altogether, resulting in their death.
Caretaker Punjab Chief Minister Mohsin Naqvi offered condolences over the incident and sought a report from senior police officers.