Vehicle collision in UP leaves six dead
Bahraich (UP): Six people were killed and nine others injured when a van carrying them was hit by an unidentified vehicle in Payagpur area here, police said on Monday.
Deputy Superintendent of Police, TN Dubey, said the van was carrying 16 people.
The accident took place on Sunday night when the victims were returning to their native place Lakhimpur after visiting the Kichhauchha dargah.
Police rushed them to a hospital where six people were declared dead, while nine others injured were undergoing treatment.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath condoled the deaths and directed the administration officials to provide adequate treatment to the injured, an official spokesman said in Lucknow.