14 killed,23 injured as bus rams into truck

Fourteen people were killed and 23 others injured when a bus dashed into a stationary truck on Lucknow-Basti road in the wee hours Saturday,police said.

Written by Press Trust Of India | Basti | Published:June 23, 2013 1:06 am

Fourteen people were killed and 23 others injured when a bus dashed into a stationary truck on Lucknow-Basti road in the wee hours Saturday,police said. The mishap took place around 3 am when the overloaded bus hit the truck after one of its tyres got burst and the driver lost control over the vehicle,they said.

Those killed in the mishap have been identified as Farooq,Hukumdar,Mahboob Ali,Jai Narain,Safiq (all from Sidddhartnagar),Surendra Kumar Yadav,Raj Narain Pandey,Ram Mani Pandey (all from Basti),Jitendra,Afsar Ahmed,Shahid,Taresh Kumar Yadav,Iklaq (all from Sant Kabirnagar) and an unidentified person,police said.Among the injured in hospital,some are critical,they added.

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