FAISALABAD - At least three persons including a child were killed here in a truck and ambulance collision on Sudhar Bypass Sunday morning, officials said.

According to Rescue 1122 officials, three people also sustained serious injuries while the victims died on the spot before they could be rushed to hospital.

The casualties included a man, woman and her child, the rescue team said. The bodies and injured were shifted to local hospital.

Meanwhile, the police reached the spot and cordoned off the area whereas the truck driver fled the scene. The police lodged an FIR against the truck driver. Further investigation is underway.