14 individuals, consisting of 6 children, eliminated in U.P. highway mishap
The accident took place after an SUV rams into fixed truck.
The mishap happened after an SUV rams into fixed truck.
Fourteen individuals returning house after going to a marriage function were killed when the sport utility automobile (SUV) they were taking a trip in rammed into a fixed truck on a highway in Pratapgarh district late on Thursday, cops stated.
The deceased, homeowners of a village in Kunda area, were returning after participating in a ‘baraat’ function in Sheikhpura town in Nawabganj location, said cops.
The dead consisted of 6 minors aged in between 6 and15 8 men aged in between 20 and 60 likewise died, said SP Pratapgarh Anurag Arya.
While 5 bodies were recovered from the harmed SUV at first, the other nine bodies were taken out from under the truck, said Mr. Arya.
As per a preliminary probe, the driver of the truck had parked the car on the side of the road after a tyre got punctured, said the officer. The SUV originated from behind and rammed into it; half of the SUV came under the truck, stated the SP.
Uttar Pradesh police said the incident was tragic. “Senior Law enforcement officers reached the area instantly & performed the rescue work. Our prayers & acknowledgements for the bereaved household members & loved among those who lost their lives,” the force tweeted.
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