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SUV fall into deep gorge on Agra-Lucknow Expressway, no injuries reported

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Uttar Pradesh: In an incident that took place in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra district, in which a SUV carrying four people heading towards Kannuaj fell into deep gorge on the Agra-Lucknow service lane but fortunately there were no deaths reported.

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The accident took place when a resident of Kannauj, Rachit was returning to his native place from Mumbai along with other members of his family. Rachit said he was driving with the help of Google Map on his mobile phone.

However, as the battery of his phone dried up he entered a service lane of the highway. By the time he could realise that there was a huge crater ahead, his SUV fell into it.

Locals and police pulled out the occupants of the car. Luckily, no one was seriously injured in the accident.

Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a probe to look for the cause of the cave-in.

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Uttar Pradesh Expressway Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) Chairman Avanish Awasthi went on to say: “A third-party probe has been ordered into the caving-in of the side road of the expressway (16 km from Agra towards Lucknow) by RITES Limited. The construction of the damaged road will be done by the construction agency at its cost.”

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