Uttar Pradesh: 4 Dead, 14 Injured After Truck Rams Into Nepal To Goa Bus In Barabanki

Uttar Pradesh: 4 Dead, 14 Injured After Truck Rams Into Nepal To Goa Bus In Barabanki

New Delhi: Four people lost their lives and around 14 others were injured after a truck hit a parked bus in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh on Saturday at around 3:30 am. The double-decker bus was carrying migrant workers from Nepal to Goa when one of the tyres got punctured. To replace the tyre, the driver parked the vehicle on the side of the road in the Ramanagar Police Station area of Barabanki district, halfway through changing the tyre, a speeding truck hit the bus from behind. 

After the incident, the police reached the spot and took the injured to the district hospital. All the 14 injured persons were shifted to the district hospital, and from there two seriously injured were referred to Lucknow trauma centre.

Uttar Pradesh | Four people died after a speeding truck rammed into their double-decker in Ramanagar Police Station area of Barabanki district earlier today around 3.30 am. The bus was going from Nepal to Goa and was parked to change a punctured tyre when the incident took place pic.twitter.com/6Mu36ZkhoD

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The bus was carrying 60 passengers.

“Bus was parked to change the punctured tyre and another vehicle rammed into it. Around 14 people were injured. During treatment, 4 died and 2 were referred to the trauma centre. The bus had about 60 passengers, arrangements being made to send them back to Nepal,” Addl SP (North) Barabanki, Purnendu Singh told ANI.

Bus was parked to change the punctured tyre & another vehicle rammed into it. Around 14 people were injured. During treatment, 4 died&2 were referred to trauma centre. The bus had around 60 passengers, arrangements being made to send them back to Nepal: Addl SP (North) Barabanki pic.twitter.com/GDyOp87SBk

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According to an NDTV report, Singh said that the bodies of the deceased have been sent for post-mortem and further investigation is underway.