Eight individuals had been killed and almost 20 injured in a collision between double-decker buses on Uttar Pradesh’s Purvanchal expressway at present. Three persons are reported to be essential and have been referred to the Trauma Center in Lucknow for therapy, officers mentioned.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief and prolonged condolences to the households of the victims who died within the accident.
“The loss of life in a road accident on Purvanchal Expressway is very sad. Instructions have been issued to the concerned officials for speedy relief and rescue operations and proper treatment to the injured,” he tweeted.
The collision occurred in Barabanki district, about 30 kms from Lucknow.
Both the buses are on route from Bihar to Delhi.
#WATCH | An accident on the Purvanchal expressway close to Barabanki in UP left 6 individuals lifeless and 18 injured after a rushing double-decker bus rammed right into a stationary one. 3, reported essential, referred to trauma heart in Lucknow. Buses are on route from Bihar to Delhi pic.twitter.com/RUELIchJh9
– ANI UP/Uttarakhand (@ANINewsUP) July 25, 2022
“The bus coming from Sitamarhi in Bihar hit the stationary bus from behind near Narendrapur Madraha village. Both the buses were going to Delhi from Sitamarhi and Supaul in Bihar. Police and rescue teams are present at the spot ,” an official advised NDTV.
The injured had been admitted to CHC Haidergarh Community Health Center. Three of the severely injured have been referred to the Trauma Center in Lucknow for therapy.