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Speeding truck hits tree, kills 10 in Lucknow

The accident took place near Shahjahanpur in Lucknow, killing 10 and injuring eight others.

india Updated: Dec 18, 2006 11:09 IST

A speeding truck dashed against a tree andoverturnedon Sunday killing 10 people and injuring eight others near Shahjahanpurin Lucknow, the police said on Monday.

Eight people died instantly while two others died later at a hospital said Surendra Srivastava, a police spokesman.

The driver of the truck was among those killed, the spokesman said.

First Published: Dec 18, 2006 11:09 IST