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8 Casualties,Atleast 20 Injured In Collision Of Double-Decker Buses On Purvanchal Expressway

Purvanchal Expressway

“The accident happened near Narendrapur Madraha village of Loni Katra police station area. Both the buses were going to Delhi from Sitamarhi and Supaul in Bihar.

Lucknow: Eight people lost their lives around 20 were injured after a bus collision of double-decker busses took place on Uttar Pradesh’s expressway today. According to officials, three people are reported to be critical and are undergoing treatment.

The Mishap took place in Barabanki district, about 30 kms from Lucknow.Both the buses were en route from Bihar to Delhi.

“The accident happened near Narendrapur Madraha village of Loni Katra police station area. Both the buses were going to Delhi from Sitamarhi and Supaul in Bihar. Police and rescue team are present at the spot,” an official said.

The injured are undergoing treatment at CHC Haidergarh Community Health Center. Three of the seriously injured have been admitted to Trauma Center in Lucknow for treatment.

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. May Lord Shri Ram grant peace to the departed souls and speedy recovery to the injured.” Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath tweeted in Hindi.

 

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