Again a tragic road accident happened in UP. The accident occurred in Pratapgarh, Uttar Pradesh late on Thursday when their car thrust a truck on the highway. With six children, a total of fourteen people died in this tragic accident.
All died who were in that SUV in the crash and many others have been brutally injured. On the Prayagraj-Lucknow highway, on Thursday around 11.45 pm, the accident happened near Deshraj Inara village. As shown in the visuals, a crumpled Mahindra Bolero being pulled out from the back of the truck.
Anurag Arya, SP (Superintendent of Police) of Pratapgarh stated that because of a punctured tyre, the truck was parked at the side of the highway when from behind the SUV thrust on the truck. He added, later the police officials pulled out half of the car is a total damaged state from under the truck.
After attending a wedding, all victims were returning to their village in Kunda. SP Arya assured that the families of the victims will get all help and they have spoken to them and the heads of their villages.
Soon after the crash, five bodies were recovered although the rest of the bodies were pulled out after the car was rescued from under the truck. All the children were aged 7 to 15 died in the accident. All the other eight victims aged between 20 to 60 were male.
The police officer stated that they are trying to reach the owner of both the SUV and the truck. He added that on Friday, all the bodies will be sent for post-mortem examination. Yogi Adityanath, CM of UP has held his consolation over the road accident and he directed senior officials to go to the accident spot and impart all potential help.