Car-truck collision in Laghman leaves 2 dead, 3 injured
JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Two passengers were killed and three others injured in a car crash on the Kabul-Nangarhar highway in eastern Laghman province on Sunday, an official said.
Sarhadi Zwak, the governor’s spokesman, told Pajhwok Afghan News the Corolla model car crashed into a truck in GardiKas area of Qarghayee district at around 6am.
He said two people were killed and three others injured in the collision. The wounded men were evacuated to Nangarhar hospitals after receiving preliminary treatment.
Mirwais, a passenger, said: “We saw the Corolla that ploughed into the truck on reaching the accident area. The trucker fled and two people died and three others were injured.”
Traffic officials said that the accident was caused by the car driver’s carelessness.
Two days earlier, 11 people were killed and seven others injured in a traffic accident in western Herat province.
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