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A tragic road accident in Sheikhupura has claimed the lives of five family members.

In Farooqabad city, Sheikhupura, a tragic road accident took the lives of five family members on Monday night.

he victims included a father, his two daughters, and two sons, while his niece was injured. The accident occurred when a speeding vehicle collided with the six individuals who were traveling on a motorcycle from Amar Sadhu to Gujjar Pura area of Lahore on the day of Eid ul Adha.

Rescue 1122 personnel responded to the scene and transported the bodies and the injured to the hospital for further procedures and treatment. The deceased were identified as Shahzad (26), Fiza (10), Mehak (eight), Faizan (12), and Sufyan (six), while the injured was identified as 15-year-old Noor, daughter of Riasat.

Tragically, such life-threatening road accidents are not uncommon in Punjab. Just a day earlier, five people were killed and 14 others injured in a truck overturning on the highway near Khairpur. These accidents are often attributed to poor driving skills, lack of safety measures, failure to wear seatbelts, and deteriorating road infrastructure. Overloaded buses and trucks also contribute to such accidents by increasing the risk of vehicles overturning.

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