Pratapgarh, Jun 5 : Nine people of a family from Bihar were killed when a SUV collided with a container under Nababganj police station area on Prayagraj Lucknow highway here early Friday morning. Police said here that among the dead are four youths, three women, a teenage girl and a child. The driver of the SUV was critically injured and was rushed to Lucknow for treatment.
The deceased of the SUV were native of Bhojpur in Bihar and they were returning to Bihar from Haryana. The accident occurred at Wazidpur village when there were heavy rains and the driver of the SUV could not see the approaching container leading to head on collision at around 0500 hrs in the morning. Uttar Pradesh Chief minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over the death of nine people in the accident and has asked the local authorities to provide treatment to the injured. (UNI)