LAHORE – A 40-year-old woman was crushed to death by a rashly driven bus in Kot Lakhpat area, police said on Tuesday.

The deceased woman, ye to be identified so far, was crossing the Ferozpur Road when the bus, carrying the students of a local university, ran over her. The woman sustained serious injuries and was rushed to a local hospital but died in the way.

Several motorists reacted immediately and managed to capture the bus driver. They also gave him a good thrash and later handed him over to the police. A case has been registered against the bus driver, identified as Shah Jahan. The police have also impounded the bus (LEB-741) and are investigating.