Eleven of a family died and four others sustained wounds after a truck overturned at Sangi area in Sukkur here on Sunday.
According to rescue sources, at least 11 people including women and children have so far succumbed to their injuries due to the deadly accident.
“The vehicle was coming from Lahore to Karachi when it overturned near Sangi area in Sukkur,” they said.
The deceased included six children and three women and hailed from the same family, sources added.
The bodies and injured have been shifted to a Pano Aqil hospital for medico-legal formalities and treatment respectively.
Sindh Minister for Transport Awais Qadir Shah has expressed regret over the unfortunate incident and asked the PPP workers to reach the hospital for blood donation.
It is pertinent to mention here that accidents have occurred frequently on highways linking different cities owing to over-speeding or negligence from drivers.
Earlier, an ill-fated passenger van, carrying 22 passengers, coming to Karachi from Hyderabad overturned near the cerement factory at the motorway and caught the fire.
At least 17 people onboard the vehicle died in the accident.
The accident occurred after a bonnet of a vehicle hit the ill-fated passenger van, causing it to crash and later catch fire.