Two die in separate road mishaps

Karachi: Two people were killed in separate road mishaps in the city on Wednesday. A 40yearold man, Shahid Chaman, son of Chaman Messiah, died when a speeding vehicle hit him near Defence Morr within the remit of Defence police station.

The body was moved to Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center JPMC for medicolegal formalities.

The police said the man was on way somewhere on bike when fast-moving truck bearing registration number KJ33 hit him to death on the spot. The police arrested the truck driver Ejaz, son of Sarfraz, and also impounded the vehicle. No FIR has been registered so far.

Separately, another man, aged around 50, was killed when a fast-moving vehicle crushed him to death while he was crossing the road near Sher Shah Chowrangi, within the jurisdiction of SITEB Police Station. The identity of victim could not be ascertained yet.

The body was shifted to Civil Hospital Karachi CHK for an autopsy.