Eight folks died whereas 21 sustained accidents right here on Wednesday morning when an Uttar Pradesh Roadways bus collided with a fuel tanker amid diminished visibility as a consequence of fog, police mentioned.
The crash befell within the Dhanari police station space, they added. “Eight folks have died within the accident involving a bus of the UP Roadways and a gas tanker. All injured have been hospitalised. The variety of injured individuals is 21. The our bodies have been despatched for post-mortem. Traffic has been diverted since there may be nonetheless some fuel within the tanker,” Moradabad Inspector General of Police (IG) Ramit Sharma informed reporters.
Earlier, Superintendent of Police Chakresh Mishra had put the variety of injured at 25 and mentioned the head-on collision befell on the Agra-Moradabad street. Police mentioned the deceased are but to be recognized. District administration and police officers are on the spot and rescue operations are on, they added. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the incident. He supplied his deep sympathies to households of the deceased and wished a fast restoration for the injured.