Uttar Pradesh: Collision kills 4 in Taj City

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Agra, Apr 9: At least four people were killed and three seriously injured after a speeding truck contemporaneously dashed against a three-wheeler and motorbike in New Agra area here today.

The driver of the truck, en route from Rajasthan to Kanpur, lost control over the wheels on Agra-Kanpur national highway, killing four people on the spot, DM Mukesh Mishra said.

Of the deceased, three were travelling in the three-wheeler and another on motorbike.

The injured were admitted to hospital in a life threatening condition.

One of the deceased had been identified as Sindoora Devi, while efforts were underway to establish the identity of others.

Irked over the incident, a mob set the truck on fire and staged a 'dharna' on Agra-Kanpur national highway, disrupting traffic for over 3 hrs.

The situation was brought under control after senior officials reached the spot.


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