Agra, Jun 28 : Five passengers,including a seven-year-old child were killed while around 40 others were injured when their bus collided with a sand ladden truck in Fatehabad area of the Taj city on the Lucknow-Agra expressway on Friday early morning.
Police here said the private bus was going to Jaipur from Bihar when it hit a sand laden truck near milestone 27 as the driver lost control over the steering wheel.
All the deceased and injured were natives of Bihar and were going to Rajasthan for doing labour work.The injured have been admitted to different hospitals in Agra.
Meanwhile , Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over the death of five people in the road accident on the Lucknow-Agra expressway.
CM has directed the authorities of Agra to provide medical treatment to the injured and give all other facilities.