HYDERABAD: Ali Asghar Leghari, Director Primary Education Hyderabad died in a road accident on Indus Highway Sehwan-Jamshoro near Lakky Shah Saddar.

As per details, The accident happened when the car overturned due to over speeding at Lakky Shah Saddar town.

Minister education, Syed Sardar Ali Shah and secretary education Sindh, Qazi Shahid Pervaiz felt deep grief on death of Ali Asghar Leghari in road accident.

It is worth mentioning here that over 2,000 people have died in accidents on the Indus Highway in the last three years mainly because of the highways Jamshoro-Shehwan section is a single lane.

The road is 132 kilometres long.

At least 1,780 accidents took place in 2018, leaving 87 dead and 871 injured.

The accidents were caused by:

  1. The ongoing construction of Amri-Qazi Ahmad bridge over the Indus River, connecting the Indus Highway to the National Highway.
  2. Movement of heavy traffic.
  3. Delay in the construction of a dual lane between Jamshoro and Sehwan.