LAHORE –  A 40-year-old woman was crushed to death by a rashly driven car here in Factory Area police limits on Monday, police said.

The deceased woman, identified as Zahida Bibi, a resident of Kasur district, was crossing the Ferozepur Road near Lahore General Hospital when a recklessly driven car hit her from the rare. The woman was immediately rushed to the hospital, where doctors pronounced her dead. The driver along with the car managed to escape from the crime scene. The police are investigating.

FOUND DEAD: A 50-year-old man was found dead from Sarwar Road police area. Police said that the man, yet to be identified so far, was lying dead alongside a footpath near Cantonment railway station as they reached the spot. The police investigators said apparently it seemed that unidentified swindlers poisoned the man to death and fled away after collecting his belongings. The police have removed the body to the morgue for autopsy and are investigating.