SHEIKHUPURA/Multan: Seven persons including two couples and a minor girl were killed in different road accidents here on Saturday.

In Sheikhupura, three members of a family including a minor were killed in a road accident wee hour of Saturday.

According to Rescue 1122, Yaqoob along with his wife Saira and daughter Rabia was on the way in a car on Murdke Road.

As they reached Malyan Kalan, all of sudden a speedy oil-tanker rammed into the car. As a result the couple and their minor daughter sustained serious injuries and died on the way to hospital. The Muridke Saddr Police have started investigation into the incident.

In another incident, five members of a family suffered critical injuries when a truck collided with their car near Bhikhi on Faisalabad Road on Saturday.

According to police, the family members were on the way to Faisalabad from Lahore. Reaching near Bhiki, a speeding truck hit the car from the rear. Resultantly the five members family sustained injuries, two of them critical.

The injured, whose identity could not be ascertained, were shifted to hospital by a team of the Rescue 1122.

In Multan, four persons were killed including three women two accidents occurred separately here the other day.

According to police, a motorcycle collided with a tractor-trolley parked on roadside near the Saddr Police Station, killing three persons on the spot. The dead were identified as Allah Ditta, his wife Bashiran Mai and sister-in-law Ameeran Mai.–Staff Reporter

In another accident, a woman named Gulnar Bibi was crushed to death by a rashly driven trailer in Walayatabad area while a man sustained injuries. The dead body of the woman was shifted to Nishtar Hospital.