KHAR: Eighteen persons sustained injuries when two vehicles carrying wedding guests collided in Bajaur tribal district on Sunday.

Local sources said two vehicles were carrying wedding guests in Sewa area of Mamond tehsil in the morning when they collided due to over speeding. Eighteen wedding guests were injured in the accident who were taken to hospital for treatment.

The district administration has filed a report of the incident. The administration said the incident happened due to negligence of drivers and over speeding. Most of traffic accidents in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and tribal districts happen due to reckless driving.

Meanwhile, three persons were critically injured when a Datsun pick up dashed into a telephone exchange in Sufaid Sang area of Peshawar.

The injured persons were immediately shifted to hospital.