In a collision of two double-decker buses today on the Purvanchal highway in Uttar Pradesh, eight people perished, and almost twenty were wounded. According to authorities, three persons have been sent to the Trauma Center in Lucknow for treatment since they are reportedly in severe condition.
Yogi Adityanath, the chief minister of Uttar Pradesh, expressed sorrow and sent his condolences to the families of the accident victims.
“It is tragic that someone died in a car accident on the Purvanchal Expressway. The appropriate personnel have been given instructions for quick relief and rescue efforts and adequate care of the wounded, “Tweeted he.
The incident occurred about 30 kilometers from Lucknow, in the Barabanki area.
Both buses were traveling between Bihar and Delhi.
“Near the hamlet of Narendrapur Madraha, the bus traveling from Sitamarhi in Bihar collided with the halted bus from behind. Both buses departed from Sitamarhi and Supaul in Bihar towards Delhi. There are police and a rescue squad on the scene “an official informed the journalists.
The CHC Haidergarh Community Health Center has received wounded patients. Three of the badly wounded have been sent to the Trauma Center in Lucknow for medical attention.