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Uttar Pradesh: 9 Dead,Over 30 Injured In Accident Between SUV And Bus In Pilibhit District
The accident happened in Puranpur Police Station area of UP's Pilibhit district, a senior police official said.
Uttar Prades: 9 Dead, Over 30 Injured In Accident Between SUV And Bus In Pilibhit District
New Delhi: Atleast 9 people have died and more than 30 people injured in the collision between an SUV and an Uttar Pradesh roadways bus in the Pilibhit today, said the police.
The accident took place in the Puranpur Police station area of UP's Pilibhit district, said the senior police officials.
Superintendent of Police, Pilibhit, Jaiprakash Yadav said, "In an early morning accident involving a jeep and roadways bus, which took place in Puranpur area of the district, nine persons were killed, while over 30 persons injured."
Also, he added that those who died were passengers of the bus as well as the jeep.
"Seven of the passengers died on the spot and the injured are undergoing treatment at the district hospital. The bus was coming from Lucknow to Pilibhit, and most of the passengers are from Pilibhit and nearby areas," the police officer said.
The police officials said that the accident site is approximately 40 kilometers away from the district headquarters
With inputs from PTI