12 killed in road crash in Uttar Pradesh

| Saturday, January 2, 2016 - 20:40
First Published |
12 killed in road crash in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

12 killed in road crash in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Lucknow: At least 12 people were killed and 10 injured on Saturday when a bus carrying tourists, including Chinese nationals, rammed into a jeep in Uttar Pradesh's Balrampur district, police said.
The accident apparently occurred due to dense fog in the morning.
A police official told IANS the tourist bus had more than two dozen Chinese tourists who were travelling to Sarnath, a city 13 km from Varanasi, for a day on the Buddhist circuit. Except the bus driver, who suffered some injuries, all passengers were safe. 
Though none of the bus passengers suffered serious injuries, 11 people travelling in the jeep died on the spot. One person died while being taken to hospital.
In separate incidents, dense fog and poor visibility also led to two other accidents in different parts of the state, leaving three people dead. 
Police have urged people to drive at lesser speeds on highways as poor visibility is fraught with risks.
Download English News App and stay updated with all Latest News.
For News in English, follow us on Google+, Twitter and on Facebook.

Add new comment

This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.