Two factory workers died while another received serious injuries when a rashly driven truck hit a motorcycle rickshaw near Multan Road on Thursday.

The deceased were identified as 22-year-old Shahzad of Chung area, and 20-year-old Asif from Khushab. According to rescue officials, both victims were employees of a local factory and were on way to their workplace when a speedy truck lost its control due to over speeding and hit the motorcycle rickshaw they were computing in. As a result, all three persons received serious injuries. The truck driver managed to escape the crime scene but left behind the vehicle. The injured were taken to a nearby hospital where Shahzad and Asif succumbed to injuries while the condition of injured Nasir was said to be critical

Upon being informed, police reached the spot and handed over the dead bodies to their heirs after fulfilling legal formalities.