UP: Two killed, six injured in separate accidents in Amethi
Two people were killed and six others seriously injured in separate accidents.
Amethi: Two people were killed and six others seriously injured in separate accidents here, police said on Friday.
A resident of Fatehpur, Ravi (28), was killed on the spot and five others sustained serious injuries on Thursday night as three trucks collided near Durgapur crossing on Allahabad-Sultanpur National Highway, Piparpur police station SHO Shyam Sundar said.
The injured were rushed to a hospital in Pratapgarh, he said.
In the second accident, a man was killed and a woman seriously injured after the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a speeding truck near Amethi bypass on Thursday night, the police said.
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Mukesh Verma (25), who hailed from Gaderi village, succumbed to injuries. His cousin, Nisha Verma, who was riding pillion, is undergoing treatment at a hospital, Amethi police station SHO Rajesh Kumar Singh said.
The truck driver fled from the spot after the accident and an investigation is underway, he said.