8 Killed In Bus Accident On Purvanchal Expressway

Lucknow: Eight persons died while 18 others were injured when a double-decker bus rammed another bus on the Purvanchal Expressway in Uttar Pradesh’s Barabanki district on Monday.

According to media reports, about 50 people were in the double-decker bus at the time of the accident. “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 team are present at the spot,” an official told NDTV.

While the injured have been admitted to Haidergarh community health centre, three among them have been shifted to the trauma centre of King George Medical University in Lucknow in critical condition.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the death of passengers. “The loss of life in a road accident on Purvanchal Expressway is very sad. Instructions have been given to the concerned officials for speedy relief and rescue operations and proper treatment of the injured,” he tweeted.

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