7 killed in UP road accident

Lucknow, Aug 27: Seven persons were killed and two others seriously injured on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh's Ambedkarnagar district when their vehicle was hit head on by a tractor, police said.

The condition of one of the injured is stated to be "very critical".

7 killed in UP road accident

An officer told IANS that Haji Vakeel Ahmad, resident of Nariyaon village in Jehangirganj was very unwell and his family (all seated in a Scorpio) were taking him to a hospital in Lucknow when the accident occurred.

When the Scorpio was around a curve, it was hit head on by the speeding tractor.

Six were killed on the spot while three were rushed to a nearby medical facility where one person succumbed to his injuries.


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