LAHORE -  A 40-year-old motorcyclist was crushed to death by a rashly-driven truck in Nishtar Colony on early Wednesday.

Police said that Ghafoor Shah, a factory worker, was riding on a motorcycle on his way back home when a mini-truck bumped into his two-wheeler near Nishat Colony. The man died on the spot while the truck driver managed to escape from the crime scene. Police are investigating.

ROOF COLLAPSE: A couple got seriously wounded when the roof of a dilapidated house collapsed in Gujjarpura on Wednesday. Rescue workers said that Malik Riaz and his wife were inside their house near Karol Ghati when its roof caved in.

The rescuers rushed to the spot soon after the incident and managed to pull out the victims from the debris after hectic efforts. The injured were shifted to a hospital in a critical condition.