At least four people including a child were killed in Lucknow on Sunday when the jeep they were travelling in was hit from behind by a speeding truck, police said on Monday.
The accident took place in Gosainganj area of the capital. All four passengers in the jeep died on the spot.
The jeep (UP32 AN 0367) was carrying labourers to their work place when the truck (UP 32 Z 3276) hit it.
Police rushed to the spot after passers-by informed them of the accident. The injured were rushed to hospital, where four were pronounced dead. Six others were admitted with serious injuries.
The truck driver, a resident of Sultanpur, has been arrested.