Tragedy on the Expressway: 18 Killed as Bus Collides with Milk Tanker in UP

Tragedy on the Expressway: 18 Killed as Bus Collides with Milk Tanker in UP

At least 18 people have died in an accident on the Lucknow expressway in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao district.

At least 18 people died, and over 15 have been injured as a sleeper bus rammed into a milk tanker on the Lucknow-Agra expressway in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao district on Wednesday morning.

The incident took place near Gadha village when the bus travelling from Bihar to Delhi collided with the tanker while attempting to overtake. The impact of the collision caused the bus to overturn.

According to officials, the bus was carrying mostly migrant workers.

All the injured persons have been rushed to nearby hospitals for treatment. Out of the 17 people, three are said to be in a critical condition.

The identities of the deceased are yet to be confirmed.

The local authorities have launched a rescue operation.

Further details are awaited.

In another incident earlier this year, eight people were killed and over 20 others were injured when a speeding truck collided head-on with a bus, ripping through one of its sides, in Unnao in April. The accident took place near Jamaldipur village on Hardoi-Unnao Road in Safipur. The injured were admitted to the Unnao district hospital and LLR Hospital in Kanpur.

According to the police, the bus was carrying 35 passengers, eight of whom were killed and 20 others got injured in the accident.

While the bus driver fled after the accident, the truck driver was arrested.

This is a developing story. Please check back for more updates.

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