Tragic Accident in UP’s Unnao: 18 Dead in Double-Decker Bus Collision

18 Passengers Killed in Bus Accident, 30 Injured

In this tragic accident, 18 passengers lost their lives and 30 were injured. The deceased include 14 men, 2 women, and 2 children. The accident occurred early Wednesday morning near Bangarmau Kotwali on the Lucknow-Agra Expressway.

The accident was so severe that one side of the bus was completely destroyed. Passengers inside were thrown out, resulting in their immediate deaths. The District Magistrate (DM) and Superintendent of Police (SP) arrived at the scene. A video of the accident has surfaced, showing bodies scattered outside the hospital.

According to the police, the accident happened at 5:15 AM. The bus was speeding on the expressway when a milk tanker attempted to overtake it from behind. During this maneuver, the tanker collided with the bus, causing it to overturn. The injured were taken to Bangarmau CHC, and those seriously injured were referred to the Lucknow Trauma Center. The bus was traveling from Siwan, Bihar, to Delhi.

Bus Traveling from Siwan, Bihar to Delhi

The bus was traveling from Siwan, Bihar to Delhi. As it reached Bangarmau in Unnao, a speeding milk tanker attempted to overtake it from behind. During the overtaking maneuver, the bus lost control and collided with the tanker. Locals informed the police about the accident.

Inspector Rajkumar of Bangarmau arrived at the scene with a police force. The injured were taken to the Bangarmau Community Health Center, where doctors declared 18 people dead. Those seriously injured were referred to the Trauma Center in Lucknow.

Eyewitness Account: “10 People Were Lying Dead in the Middle of the Road”

Eyewitness Naresh Kumar stated, “I was heading towards the fields when I heard a loud noise. I saw that there had been a collision between the bus and the tanker. People were crying out for help. My heart sank at the sight of the accident. Ten people were lying dead in the middle of the road.”

“It Felt Like an Earthquake”

Mohammad Urs, a passenger on the bus, said, “I am a resident of Sheohar, Bihar. At the time of the accident, I was asleep when a loud noise woke me up. It felt like an earthquake. I was sitting on the other side of the bus. I survived, but I lost one of my hands.”

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