Seven killed in van-truck collision in UP

Updated: Dec 10, 2014, 13:05 IST | PTI

At least seven persons were killed and three seriously injured when a van in which they were returning from a wedding collided head on with a truck in Dhampur area

Bijnor (UP): At least seven persons were killed and three seriously injured when a van in which they were returning from a wedding collided head on with a truck in Dhampur area.

The incident took place on Sherkot road late last night, Circle Officer Dhampur Harendra Yadav said today. All the victims were residents of Moradabad.

They were returning after attending a marriage. According to Yadav, the van driver was apparently trying to overtake another vehicle when the collision occurred. All the seven people died on the spot.

He said that the injured were taken to a district hospital and their condition is stated to be serious.

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