One kanwariya was killed and another four were seriously injured after two bikes crashed into each other on the Delhi-Dehradun national highway, police said this morning.
The accident occurred on Friday night, killing 23-year-old Arun from Haryana, they said, adding that the injured were taken to a hospital.
In another incident in Muzaffarnagar, a labourer identified as Arif was killed on Friday night. He accidentally fell in a pan of boiling oil at a kawar camp along the highway.
Family members of Arif staged a protest demanding compensation. His body was sent for post-morterm, police said.