UP: 10 killed in bus-truck collision on Moradabad-Agra Highway
At least 10 people were killed and around a dozen received injuries when a private bus collided with a truck on the Moradabad-Agra Highway on Saturday morning owing to poor visibility due to dense fog, an official said. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced financial assistance of Rs. two lakh for the kin of the deceased and Rs. 50,000 for those injured.
Top officials on the spot; rescue operation is underway
Top police and administration officials, including District Magistrate Rakesh Kumar Singh and Senior Superintendent of Police Prabhakar Chaudhary, have reached the spot. "The accident took place at around 8 am on the Nanpur-Chandausi stretch of the highway near Manpur village under Kundarki Police station area," Singh said. "Rescue operation is underway and the injured have been admitted to a nearby government hospital," he added.
CM has directed officials to ensure proper treatment of injured
In a series of tweets, the Chief Minister's office said Adityanath has directed officials to ensure proper treatment of those injured. The Chief Minister's office tweeted, "CM Yogi Adityanath has deeply mourned the death of the people in the road accident in Moradabad. He has expressed his condolences to the bereaved families, praying for the peace of departed souls."
The Chief Minister wished injured a speedy recovery
Adityanath's office tweeted that the Chief Minister has instructed the officers of the district administration to provide proper treatment to the injured in the accident and wished for their speedy recovery.