Private passenger bus collides with truck on Agra-Lucknow Expressway, 12 killed
Firozabad : At least 12 passengers were killed and over eight people were seriously injured in an accident between a private passenger bus and a truck on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway, police said on Thursday.
District Magistrate Chandra Vijay Singh told PTI: "Twelve people lost their lives in the accident, while eight sustained serious injuries."
Superintendent of Police (rural) Rajesh Kumar told the news agency that the accident happened at around 10 pm on Wednesday in Nagla Khangar Police Station area of Firozabad.
"The sleeper bus was going from Delhi to Motihari (Bihar). The double-decker bus hit the container truck from behind," he said.
The injured passengers have been sent to Saifai in Etawah for the treatment.
Taking cognizance of the accident, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath directed the district magistrate and senior superintendent of police to reach the spot and oversee relief work.