Three killed in accident in Uttar Pradesh

Published: Jun 02, 2019, 12:25 IST | mid-day online desk

The deceased have been identified as Krishna Mani Nishad (22), Rahul Nishad (21) and Sachin Nishad (21), police said

Three killed in accident in Uttar Pradesh
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Basti: Three persons lost their lives when their car collided with a truck in the district, police said on Sunday. The accident took place late on Saturday night near an under-construction toll plaza, said Anil Kumar, SHO of Nagar police station. The deceased have been identified as Krishna Mani Nishad (22), Rahul Nishad (21) and Sachin Nishad (21), police said.

In another incident, a man and his pregnant wife were killed in a road accident when a truck hit their motorcycle in Maharashtra's Jalna district. The couple was on their way to a hospital when the speeding truck hit their two-wheeler at Gundewadi village.

While the man died on the spot, his wife, who received serious injuries, was rushed to a hospital where she succumbed during treatment. The deceased were identified as Yogesh Ganesh Bodkhe (25) and Pooja Yogesh Bodkhe (22) were residents of Janphel Misal village in Bhokardan tehsil. The truck driver was arrested and booked under relevant sections, he added.

Also, two people died and 12 were injured in a crash on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway. A group of 20 people from Vasai was on its way to Mahabaleshwar for a picnic when the minibus rammed into the back of a luxury bus. The minibus driver, Shekhar Rohidas Kamble (51), and one passenger, Joseph Manvel Serejo (62), died on the spot. Four others — Jayprakash Vartak (28), Alfiya Joseph Serejo (23), Preeti Gonsalves (25) and Nonrat Joseph Serejo (60) — were caught between the seats and are seriously injured. All the injured victim were taken to MGM Hospital, Kamothe, by the State highway police. Read the full story here.

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