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Senior UP IAS officer injured in road accident on Lucknow-Agra Expressway

The accident took place when the IAS officer was returning to the state capital after witnessing the landing trials of Air Force fighter jets on the expressway.

lucknow Updated: Nov 18, 2016 18:05 IST
UP principal secretary (Information) Navneet Sehgal was injured when his car collided with another vehicle on Friday.
UP principal secretary (Information) Navneet Sehgal was injured when his car collided with another vehicle on Friday.(Twitter)

Senior bureaucrat Navneet Sehgal was injured when his official car collided head-on with another vehicle on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway at Unnao’s Hasanganj, 50 kilometres from Lucknow, on Friday.

Sehgal is Uttar Pradesh’s principal secretary (Information).

The accident took place when the IAS officer was returning to the state capital after witnessing the landing trials of Air Force fighter jets on the expressway. Some other people, including the driver of Sehgal’s car, were also stated to be injured in the accident.

All the injured were rushed to King George’s Medical University trauma centre in Lucknow.

Sehgal also heads the UP Expressways Industrial Development Authority that has built the Lucknow-Agra Expressway, one of the dream projects of chief minister Akhilesh Yadav.

The expressway is scheduled be inaugurated by the chief minister on November 21.