Uttar Pradesh: 2 dead, 16 injured after double-decker bus collides with truck in Hathras

A double-decker bus collides with a truck in Uttar Pradesh, resulting in two deaths and 16 injuries near Toli village of Thana Sikandrarao in Hathras.

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First Published11 Jul 2024, 10:35 AM IST
A double-decker bus collided with a truck near Toli village of Thana Sikandrarao in Hathras. (Photo: ANI)
A double-decker bus collided with a truck near Toli village of Thana Sikandrarao in Hathras. (Photo: ANI)

Two people were killed, and 16 others sustained injuries after a double-decker bus they were travelling in rammed into a parked truck in the Hathras district of Uttar Pradesh on Thursday morning.

Newswire ANI reported that the incident occurred in the Toli village of Hathras, within the limits of the Sikandara Rao police station.

“In the Toli village under the Sikandara Rao police station limits in Hathras, a double-decker bus rammed into a truck parked on the roadside due to the negligence of the bus driver, which claimed two lives, leaving around 16 injured,” said Ashish Kumar, District Magistrate (DM), Hathras.

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Ashish Kumar said the incident occurred when a double-decker bus travelling from Miyanganj to Chandigarh collided with a truck parked on the roadside in Toli village under Sikandara Rao police station. The accident, attributed to the bus driver's negligence, tragically resulted in the loss of two lives and left 16 individuals injured.

Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the loss of lives in the Hathras road accident. 

Yogi Adityanath directed the officials to ensure proper treatment for the injured, according to an official statement from the Chief Minister's Office (CMO).

Upon receiving notification of the incident, Hathras Superintendent of Police (SP) Nipun Aggarwal promptly mobilized police officials to the scene. They conducted a swift rescue operation to assist those involved in the accident.

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The injured, meanwhile, have been admitted to the hospital, ANI reported.

On Wednesday, a double-decker bus collided with a milk van, claiming 18 lives and leaving 19 injured in the Unnao district of Uttar Pradesh.

(With inputs from ANI)

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