3 dead as truck hits bus passengers standing by roadside in UP's Sambhal

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Sambhal (UP), Jul 17 (PTI) Three persons were killed and two others injured after a truck hit them from behind in Gunnaur area here early on Saturday, police said.

A police PRO said the accident took place at 4 am in Kadarabad village under Gunnaur police station area, when the headlight of a UP Roadways bus went out of order, and was being repaired by the bus driver.

Some passengers, who were standing on the road, were hit by the truck from behind, in which Chaand Hussain (23), Sonu (22) and Shamshad (45) died.

The two injured persons have been admitted to a hospital, the police said. PTI COR NAV HDA

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