Five persons died on the spot and two others seriously injured when a car rammed into a truck from behind near here, police said.
The sugarcane loaded truck got punctured in the night and was standing in the middle of the road. The car driver apparently coming in high speed could not see the vehicle due to thick fog and rammed into it from behind at Manduri market under the Kandharapur police station in the Mau district in the early hours, they said.
Five occupants of the car, who have been identified as Dharmendra, Vinod Yadav, Ajay Vishwakarma, Shyam Narain Yadav and Narendra Vishwakarma, died on the spot.
Later, the bodies have been handed over to their relatives after post-mortem, police said.
The injured - Ravi Datt and Shashank Shekhar - have been admitted to the district hospital in Mau.