Road accident | 8 killed, 31 injured in a horrific road accident in Pilibhit
Four of the dead have been identified, including a Bahraich, a Nepali and a Lucknow couple. Most of the people on the bus were from Pilibhit.
Pilibhit: Eight people including a child and two women were killed and 31 injured in a collision between a Uttar Pradesh State Transport Corporation bus and a pickup truck in Pilibhit district of Uttar Pradesh this morning.
Superintendent of Police Jai Prakash shared this information on Saturday. He said that the bus of the Transport Corporation was on the way to Lucknow coming from Pilibhit. At 2:50 a.m, the two vehicles collided near Bari Bijaya village in the northern area of Ceramio, causing both vehicles to overturn.
Police rushed to the spot on the accident and all the injured were rushed to the hospital where two women and five men were declared dead by the doctors. One child died while undergoing treatment at the district hospital. The condition of some of the injured is critical.
Police said that all four of the dead have been identified so far, including a Bahraich (district), a Nepali couple and a couple from Lucknow. Most of the people in the bus are Pilibhit.