JHANG /GUJRANWALA/KASUR/SHEIKHUPURA: Eight persons including two couples and a woman were killed in four road accidents occurred in different areas on Monday.

Four people were killed while 10 others injured in two different traffic incidents. In Gujranwala, three persons including a woman were killed when a bus hit a motorcycle rickshaw near Galotian Morr. In Jhang, one person dead and five others injured when a bus overturned near Athara Hazari. Rescue team shifted the injured to nearby hospital. In Kasur, a couple was killed in a road accident here Bypass Road in Phoolnagar locality of tehsil Pattoki on Monday. Resultantly a couple died on the spot while another sitting pillion sustained critical wounds. The bodies and injured were shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities. In Sheikhupura, a couple died when a speeding passenger bus hit a motorcycle, they were travelling on, here on Monday. Rescue sources said that a speeding passenger bus hit a motorcycle on Faisalabad Road in Sheikhupura city.–Staff Reporter/Agencies

The motorcyclist couple died on the spot and the bus driver fled from the scene of the accident.

The bodies were shifted to DHQ hospital for post-mortem.

The police have registered a case against the bus driver.