Six killed, 18 injured in accident involving three vehicles on Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow-Agra Expressway

The accident took place at about 2 am when a truck carrying pipes lost control and hit a divider; as pipes got scattered on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway, a bus coming from behind overturned and hit a car from the back.

Press Trust of India February 21, 2019 12:23:04 IST
Six killed, 18 injured in accident involving three vehicles on Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow-Agra Expressway
  • The incident took place at about 2 am

  • A truck carrying pipes lost control and hit a divider

  • As pipes got scattered, a bus coming from behind overturned

Unnao: Six persons were Thursday killed and 18 others injured when three vehicles were involved in an accident on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway in Mirzapur Ajigawan village here, police said.

The incident took place at about 2 am when a truck carrying pipes lost control and hit a divider.

As pipes got scattered on the Expressway, a bus coming from behind overturned and hit a car from the back.

Three women and two children were among those killed on the spot while 18 others were injured in the incident, Circle Officer, Bangarmau, Ambrish Bhadauria said.

The bus was going to Muzaffarpur in Bihar from Delhi, he said, and added that attempts were on to identify the victims.

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