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Six dead, 42 injured in bus-truck collision in Fatehpur
Uttar Pradesh

Six dead, 42 injured in bus-truck collision in Fatehpur

Agency News

Fatehpur, Jan 13: Six people were killed, while 42 were injured in a bus-truck collision at Kalyanpur area, here on Sunday morning.

Police sources here said that six people died on-the-spot, while 42 others received injuries, 19 of them severely, in a bus-truck collision near Mauhar village in Kalyanpur area at National Highway 27.

The state transport bus heading towards Allahabad from Kanpur dashed into a truck laden with cement, after its tyre busted.

The injured were rushed to the district hospital, from where 19 of them were referred to Kanpur hospital in serious condition. The identity of the deceased was not ascertained yet, police said, adding that rescue and relief work was on full swing.

It was reported that another vehicle coming from behind also dashed into the bus, injuring six more people. (UNI)