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5 killed as sand-laden truck overturns on car in Uttar Pradesh

The car was on its way to Bangarmau when the truck driver, coming from the opposite direction, lost control over the vehicle following which it overturned killing 5 people

india Updated: Jun 23, 2018 12:58 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Unnao
Car Accident,Uttar Pradesh,Truck overturns on car
Five persons, including two minors, were killed and two others seriously injured when a sand-laden truck overturned on their car near Unnao.(PTI Representative Photo)

Five persons, including two minors, were killed and two others seriously injured when a sand-laden truck overturned on their car here, police said.

The car was on its way to Bangarmau on Friday night when the truck driver, coming from the opposite direction, lost control over the vehicle following which it overturned, killing four members of a family and one other on the spot, they said.

The deceased were identified as Hiralal (40), his wife Nirmala (35), daughter Vaishnavi (11), son Suraj (9) and Sarvan (45), police said.

The injured were admitted to a district hospital, they said.

First Published: Jun 23, 2018 12:57 IST