A 30-year-old man was killed whereas 9 others have been injured after a canter truck, a bus, and two vehicles collided, resulting in a pile up on the Yamuna Expressway on intervening evening of Friday and Saturday, cops mentioned, including that the accident occurred because of dense fog.
Police mentioned they obtained the details about the incident at round 12.30am, prompting a staff from the Jewar police station to hurry to the spot. The bus had 35 passengers on it.
In response to police the Etawah-bound bus from Noida rammed a canter truck and its engine caught hearth. Panic-stricken passengers bought down from the bus however minutes later, a WagonR automotive crashed into the bus, in addition to a Toyota Fortuner automotive.
In response to assistant commissioner of police 4, Higher Noida, Rudra Kumar Singh, the accident occurred on the 30km mark on the expressway on the street main from Noida to Agra.
“A complete of 10 individuals (bus passengers) have been injured and rushed to the hospital the place one in every of them was declared lifeless on arrival. Prima facie, the accident was precipitated because of dangerously low visibility because of dense fog,” he mentioned.
“The passengers, who have been standing close to the bus, bought injured within the crash. Ten severely injured passengers have been rushed to a close-by hospital the place one was declared lifeless on arrival by medical specialists,” mentioned station home officer, Jewar police station, Manoj Kumar Singh.
The deceased has been recognized as Satyaprakash, a resident of Etawah. He was standing proper behind the bus to take his baggage when the automotive crashed into the bus, police mentioned.
The injured have been recognized as Pradeep Singh, Ram Panna, Saurabh Kashyap and Rahul Lal (residents of Auraiya), Shivam Kumar and Ayesha (residents of Etawah), Yash Kumar (resident of Mainpuri), Devendra Kumar (resident of Kanpur) and Pushpa Singh (resident of Kannauj).
“The deceased’s physique has been handed over to his household following an post-mortem,” the SHO mentioned, including that no criticism has been obtained within the matter.
Dense fog was recorded on Friday across the nationwide capital area for over three hours, with the bottom visibility recorded at 100 metres, in response to India Meteorological Division.