2020-11-21

14 people killed in a serious car accident in Uttar Pradesh, India

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China News Service, Kathmandu, November 20th, New Delhi News:Buldabug, Uttar Pradesh, India In Pratapgarh, a serious car accident occurred late at night on the 19th, killing 14 people.

The Hindustan Times reported on the 20th that the accident occurred on the Prayagraj-Lucknow highway. A sports utility vehicle (SUV) carrying 14 passengers (including 6 children) crashed into a truck parked on the side of the road while driving, killing all 14 passengers.

According to the New Delhi TV station, these victims had just attended a wedding and encountered an accident on their return journey.

According to the local police, according to preliminary investigations, the SUV driver did not spot the truck parked on the side of the road in advance, and unfortunately hit the rear of the truck, and the SUV was also seriously damaged. The accident occurred in the middle of the night, which is not conducive to the rescue by the police.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanat expressed to the victims on his social media accounts Condolences and instructed some senior officials of the state to rush to the scene to provide all necessary help.

There are media reports that traffic accidents are frequent in India due to poor road conditions and illegal operations such as speeding and overloading of drivers. According to incomplete statistics, about 150,000 people die in traffic accidents in India every year. On November 18 this year, two vehicles collided in Gujarat State, killing 11 people. (End)

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Source:China News Net