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1 killed, 24 injured after bus rams into parked truck on Lucknow-Agra Expressway

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20th May, 2019 10:11 IST

One person was killed and 24 people were injured after a bus rammed into a parked truck on Lucknow-Agra Expressway in Uttar Pradeh’s Unnao on Monday. The injured have been rescued and admitted in a local hospital. The accident that took place under Hasanganj Police Station area is being probed by the officials. Lucknow-Agra Expressway has become an accident-prone area. An RTI filed in March earlier this year revealed that four accidents took place on the highway on daily basis. According to 2017 statistics from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), one accident due to dangerous driving is reported every two hours from uttar Pradesh.

On Saturday, five people lost their lives and more than 30 were injured in a bus accident on the Lucknow-Agra expressway. The accident happened near Devkhari village which comes under the Bangarmau police station. The incident happened when a bus carrying passengers from Delhi to Bihar overturned after ramming into a tractor trolley. More than a dozen injured people have been referred to the Lucknow Trauma centre for further treatment.

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