The accident took place on National Highway 51. The family belonged to Dera Kadar Baksha village and were going from Bachranva to Tigri Dham for a bath in the Ganges. Amroha is around 400 km from Lucknow.
Three children and five women were killed. The injured have been admitted to a nearby medical facility, Superintendent of Police (SP) Amroha, Deepika Garg told IANS.