A major road accident has occurred in Barabanki district of Uttar Pradesh. Four people died in the accident, while more than 14 people were injured. The injured have been admitted to hospital. Seeing the condition of four of the injured people in critical condition, they have been referred to Lucknow Trauma Centre. Police reached the spot and started investigation by taking possession of the dead bodies.
According to the information, this horrific road accident took place on Bahraich Highway in Barabanki in the early hours of Saturday. In a double-decker bus parked on the highway, a speeding truck hit hard from behind. Four people died in the accident, while 14 passengers were seriously injured. When the condition of four is critical, they have been referred from the district hospital to Lucknow KGMU Trauma Center. Rest 10 passengers are undergoing treatment at the district hospital.
The accident happened near Mahungupur village of Ramnagar police station area. According to the police, a double-decker bus was going from Rupediha to Goa at around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday. There were 60 passengers on the bus. When the bus reached near Mahungupur village, its tire got punctured. The bus driver stopped the bus on the side of the highway and started changing steps.
During this, a speeding truck coming from behind hit hard. 18 passengers on the bus were seriously injured. Hearing the sound of the accident on the highway, the villagers rushed to the spot and started the relief work. 18 passengers injured in the accident were taken out and sent to the district hospital.
There doctors declared four passengers brought dead. While four have been referred to the trauma center in critical condition. Other passengers are being treated at the district hospital. ASP North Poonendu Singh said that all the passengers belong to the working class. Legal action is being taken by sending the bodies for post-mortem after Panchnama. Rest of the passengers are being sent back home by another bus.