LAHORE - An eight-month baby and his mother were killed in a road mishap on the Ferozpur Road near Elite Town yesterday, rescue workers said.

A youth riding on a motorcycle along with his relative and her child was going back home when a truck bumped into their two-wheeler in Kahna police area. As a result, Safina Bibi, 25, and her child died on the spot while the youth identified by police as Adil was rushed to a hospital in critical condition. An eyewitness told the police that the road mishap took place because of over speeding. The police reached the spot and impounded the truck as the driver managed to escape from the crime scene. Further investigations were underway.

TEENAGE CRUSHED

A fourteen-year-old boy died when a truck smashed into his motorcycle in Batapur police vicinity yesterday evening. The body, unidentified so far, was moved to the morgue.  Police said that the boy died on the spot while the driver fled instantly.

The police impounded the truck and were investigating.