Nowshera- Six people, including three women and two children, were killed and three others injured when a speedy dumber truck hit a rickshaw today morning.

Police said the incident took place at Mardan road. As a result, three women and two children of a same family and a rickshaw driver died instantly. Two children and a woman sustained injuries in the accident and were shifted to Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar. The dumber driver managed to escape from the scene.