New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Information Principal Secretary and Director General Dept of Tourism, Navneet Sehgal was injured in a road accident on Friday. The mishap took place when the car he was travelling collided with another car on Lucknow-Agra Expressway near Hasanganj in Unnav.

According to the reports, the IAS officer was returning after reviewing trial of a fighter plane. Both the cars involved in the accident were severely damaged in the incident.

“Principal secretary Information Sri @navneetsehgal3 IAS met with an accident near Unnao. Prayers for his wellbeing & speedy recovery,” UP Additional Superintendent of Police Rahul Srivastava, who is posted as PRO in the DGP’s office, said in a tweet.

Sehgal who is considered one of the most powerful IAS officers in the state has been admitted to Lucknow Trauma Centre.