3 Killed, 25 Severely Injured As Bus Overturns On Lucknow-Agra Expressway

Officials said that the incident took place in the morning at Sidharpur village in the Bangarmau area of Unnao district.

3 Killed, 25 Severely Injured As Bus Overturns On Lucknow-Agra Expressway

55 passengers sustained minor injuries. (Representational)

Unnao:

Three people were killed and 25 others severely injured when a bus turned upside down on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway in Uttar Pradesh on Tuesday, officials said.

The incident took place in the morning at Sidharpur village in the Bangarmau area of Unnao district, they said.

The double-decker bus, carrying around 80-85 passengers, was on its way to Bihar from Jaipur when the driver lost control over the vehicle and it overturned, Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Bangarmau, Ankit Shukla said.

Two people died on the spot, while another succumbed in the district hospital, he said.

One of the dead was identified as Rakesh Thakur, 35, a resident of Bihar's Siwan district, Mr Shukla said. Efforts are on to ascertain the identities of the other two victims.

He said 55 passengers who sustained minor injuries were sent to their homes after getting first aid.

Of the 25 seriously injured, some were shifted to the district hospital in Kanpur while the rest were admitted to a community health centre in Bangarmau, he said.

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