Three family members were killed and four other persons sustained injuries, two of them critical, in a road accident that took place near Sacha Sauda on Sargodha Road, some 18-km from here on Tuesday.

The police said that eight members of a family were on the way to Sheikhupura from Khanqah Dogran in a Suzuki van. As they reached near Sacha Sauda, a speeding truck, coming from the opposite direction, collided with the vehicle. As a result Mujahid Saleem, his wife Parveen Bibi and infant daughter Ayesha died on the spot. While four female members of the family sustained injuries, two of them critical and were shifted to DHQ hospital. The Farooqabad Saddr Police have started investigation against the absconding truck driver.