JHANG - Six persons, including a minor and a woman, were killed and four sustained serious injuries in separate mishaps occurred in the district.

In the first incident, a speeding truck crushed a 10-year-old boy to death on Jhang-Gojra Road. Reportedly, minor Muhammad Usman, son of Muhammad Sharif, resident of Chak 457-JB, was crossing the Jhang-Gojra Road when a speeding truck hit him. Resultantly, he received serious wounds and died on way to hospital. Police have started legal action.  Meanwhile, one Aslam fell down from a bricks-loaded tractor trolley in Khumnana wala and died on the spot.

Separately, a motorcyclist was crushed to death by a speeding bus at Jhang-Sargodha Road.

Reportedly, Liaqat, along with his son Rizwan and daughter Sonia, was going to Jhang when a speeding bus ran over his motorcycle. Resultantly, he died on the spot while his son and daughter sustained critical wounds and were admitted to DHQ hospital. Qadir Pur police have registered a case against the bus driver.

Elsewhere, a woman was hit to death by a speeding tractor trolley on Garhmah Raja Road

One Khatoon Bibi, wife of Manzoor Hussain, resident of Basti Islam wala of Garhmah Raja, was riding her donkey cart when a speeding tractor trolley hit the cart from behind, As a result Khatoon Bibi died on the spot. However, the driver of tractor trolley fled the scene.

Garhmah Raja police have registered a case against the driver. Meanwhile, two persons were injured in a road accident on Jhang-Gojra Road.

Reportedly, two unidentified motorcyclists were hit by a speeding tractor trolley near Baig Colony on Jhang-Gojra Raod. Both received critical wounds and were shifted to DHQ hospital while driver of tractor trolley managed to escape.