Lucknow, April 21: In a tragic incident, at least seven have been killed in a road accident that took place at Agra-Lucknow Expressway in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. According to a tweet by ANI, the horrific incident took place when a bus rammed into a truck on the Expressway near Mainpuri. Reports inform that over 34 passengers, who were travelling in the bus were injured. The injured ones were immediately rushed to the nearby hospital for treatment. Lucknow-Agra Expressway: Fresh Toll Imposed on Commuters, But Tea Will be Offered as Goodwill.
Earlier this month, a similar road accident was reported from Agra-Lucknow Expressway where eight people were killed. According to reports, the incident took place after an Ertiga car rammed into a truck which was parked at the side of the road in Fatehabad locality. Reports inform that out of the 8 dead, 6 were killed on the spot while 2 people succumbed to their injuries in the hospital. Uttar Pradesh: 8 Dead After Car Rams into Parked Truck on Agra-Lucknow Expressway.
Here's the tweet:
7 dead and 34 injured after a bus rammed into a truck on Agra-Lucknow Expressway near Mainpuri pic.twitter.com/sBjWuaSzu1
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) April 21, 2019
In March, four people died after an AC bus caught fire at the Agra-Lucknow expressway. The ill-fated bus was travelling from Delhi's Anand Vihar to Lucknow when the incident took place. Om Prakash, assistant superintendent of police (ASP), Mainpuri was quoted by PTI saying that a bus, caught fire at Firozabad- Mainpuri border near the 76th milestone. Out of the seven passengers, two passengers and one staff was saved while four were killed.