In a tragic incident, at least 10 people lost their lives and around 25 others were injured in a road accident. The accident took place on the Moradabad-Agra highway on Saturday morning. A bus, truck and another vehicle collided each other due to dense fog.
“The accident took place at around 8:10 am in the morning in a collision between a private bus going from Bilari to Moradabad and a truck. Forensic team is here, rescue operation is almost complete. Three vehicles collided with each other. Eyewitnesses tell us that it was a case of overtaking,” Moradabad SSP told news agency,
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over the incident and announced an ex-gratia of Rs 2 Lakhs each to the family of the deceased and Rs 50,000 each to the injured.
#UPDATE: Death toll in Moradabad road accident rises to 10, around 10 injured. SSP says, "Forensic team is here, resuce almost complete. 3 vehicles collided with each other. Eyewitnesses tell us that it was a case of overtaking."
Accident took place at Moradabad–Agra highway. pic.twitter.com/6UNK1xLSke
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