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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.


PTI Last Updated at 04 Aug 2018, 12:08 IST India
At least five persons, including three women killed as jeep rams into truck in UP
  • The deceased have been identified as Manoj Patel (28), Jai Prakash (35), Sarita Devi (33), Sushila (34) and Sharmila (22). (Image Credit: Twitter)

At least five persons, including three women, were killed and seven others injured when their jeep rammed into a stationary truck on Jaunpur-Rae Bareli road, police said today.

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.

He said that four passengers died on the spot, while another succumbed to her injuries at a district hospital.

The deceased have been identified as Manoj Patel (28), Jai Prakash (35), Sarita Devi (33), Sushila (34) and Sharmila (22).

Pandey said that seven persons have sustained serious injuries and have been admitted to a district hospital.

The bodies of the deceased have been sent for post-mortem, he said.

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)


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