Unnao Dumper Truck Accident: On Sunday (January 22) in Unnao, Uttar Pradesh, a speeding truck (dumper) rammed into a car and crushed pedestrians. According to reports, six people have died in the accident. At the same time, four to five people were allegedly trapped in the car which was hit by the truck. A rescue operation was carried out with the help of a crane on the spot.
According to the news agency PTI, a speeding dumper hit the car late on Sunday evening in Achalganj area of Unnao district. Superintendent of Police Siddharth Shankar Meena said that a speeding dumper hit the car near the Azad Marg intersection on the Lucknow-Kanpur National Highway in the Achalganj police station area at around 7 pm on Sunday and dragged the car and fell into the ditch.< /p>
Superintendent of Police Siddharth Shankar Meena further said
The police officer told that six people have died in this incident. Five of them have been identified as Chhote Lal (32), Shivang (30), Vimlesh (60), Rampyari (45) and Shivani (13), while one of the deceased is yet to be identified. Meena said. The police reached the spot and took out the people trapped in the car. He said that two people in the car had died on the spot while four others succumbed to their injuries during treatment at the hospital.
Angry people pelted stones at the police, also blocked the road
According to eyewitnesses, angry locals blocked the road after the accident, due to which the Lucknow-Kanpur national highway was jammed several kilometers long. When the police tried to pacify the people who were blocking the road, they allegedly pelted stones at the police. Later, the police got the jam opened after persuasion. Police have sent the bodies of those killed in the accident for postmortem.