CHITRAL: A seven-year-old child died and five people were injured in a road traffic accident in the jurisdiction of Koghuzi police on Wednesday.
A double-cabin Datsun was coming to Chitral town from Verkhop in Upper Chitral carrying the six persons when it met with the accident at Mori Lasht.
Eyewitness said the driver, Samiur Rehman of Verkhop, tried to avoid a motorcycle coming at a fast speed from the wrong side but the vehicle hit a rock along the roadside and overturned.
The injured were shifted to the DHQ hospital from where four of them were referred to Peshawar due to their critical condition.
However, the child succumbed to the injuries in Upper Dir.–Bashir Hussain Azad