At least five persons, including three women killed as jeep rams into truck in UP
Pandey said that seven persons have sustained serious injuries and have been admitted to a district hospital.
The incident took place late last night when some devotees from Varanasi were traveling to Allahabad when their jeep tried to overtake a truck and collided with a stationary truck at a roadside eatery near Machlishahr, Additional Superintendent of Police Anil Pandey said.
The deceased have been identified as Manoj Patel (28), Jai Prakash (35), Sarita Devi (33), Sushila (34) and Sharmila (22).
The bodies of the deceased have been sent for post-mortem, he said.
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