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Uttar Pradesh: 8 people killed and over 25 injured after bus collides with truck in Lakhimpur Kheri, UP CM expresses grief

A major road accident has occurred in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday morning. In this accident, 8 people died on the spot. While more than 25 people were injured. The injured have been admitted to hospital.

By Priyanka Verma 
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Lucknow: A major road accident has occurred in Lakhimpur Kheri district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday morning. In this accident, 8 people died on the spot. While more than 25 people were injured. The injured have been admitted to hospital.

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According to the information, there has been a fierce collision between the bus and the DCM near the Sharda bridge on the Pilibhit Basti highway in Lakhimpur Kheri district. Dozens of people have been injured in the tragic accident. Six people have also died. The death toll may increase. Condition of several injured is said to be critical.

Police reached the spot and took the bodies in possession and sent them for post-mortem. At the same time, the injured are being treated in the hospital. ADM Lakhimpur Sanjay Kumar said that many people are seriously injured in this accident. They have asked local doctors immediately admitted to a large hospital. All these injured have been departing for the Trauma Center of Lucknow. He said that doctors’ team has been set up for the treatment of remaining survivors.

CM expressed grief

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed deep grief over the loss of life in a road accident in Lakhimpur Kheri district. Praying for peace to the departed soul, the Chief Minister expressed his condolences to the bereaved families. Simultaneously, the Chief Minister immediately took the injured to the hospital and instructed the officials of the district administration for their proper treatment. He also wished the injured a speedy recovery.

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Earlier, in Lakhimpur Kheri itself, a contracted roadways bus going from Lakhimpur to Dhaurahara hit the bike on Pilibhit Basti Highway. In this accident, the bike-riding couple died on the spot, while their two sons were seriously injured. Those who were referred to Lucknow Trauma Center. The incident happened on August 6. Earlier in the month of June, there was a collision between a bus and a truck. Ten people died due to this.

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