As per the recent developments from Uttar Pradesh, a truck and a tourist bus collided into each other at the Agra-Firozabad Expressway on the Etawah-Firozabad border on Thursday morning, February 13. At least 13 people have been killed and 31 injured. The police stated that the bus had at least 40 to 45 passengers on board.
Rescue operations in the district are underway. The location where the accident took place falls under the Bhadan of Police station area. All the injured have now been rushed to the Saifai Mini PGI in Etawah. "At least 31 injured patients have been admitted to the hospital and 13 were brought dead," Dr Vishwa Deepak, Medical Officer, Emergency Ward of Saifai Mini PGI, told ANI.
Dr Vishwa Deepak, Medical Officer, Emergency Ward of Saifai Mini PGI: At least 31 injured patients have been admitted to the hospital and 13 were brought dead. https://t.co/EEO9CCGH2w pic.twitter.com/VU4Ly0gW4r— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) February 12, 2020
“The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, taking cognizance of the accident of double-decker bus on Agra-Lucknow Expressway in Firozabad district, has instructed the District Collector and Senior Superintendent of Police to reach the spot immediately and ensure rescue and relief work. The Chief Minister has also instructed to make arrangements for proper treatment of the injured," read a statement issued by the Chief Minister’s office.
मुख्यमंत्री श्री @myogiadityanath जी ने जनपद फिरोजाबाद में आगरा-लखनऊ एक्सप्रेस-वे पर डबल डेकर बस की दुर्घटना का संज्ञान लेते हुए जिलाधिकारी एवं वरिष्ठ पुलिस अधीक्षक को तत्काल मौके पर पहुंचकर बचाव एवं राहत कार्य सुनिश्चित कराने के निर्देश दिए हैं।— CM Office, GoUP (@CMOfficeUP) February 12, 2020
मुख्यमंत्री जी ने इस हादसे में घायल लोगों के समुचित उपचार के प्रबंध किए जाने के भी निर्देश दिए हैं।— CM Office, GoUP (@CMOfficeUP) February 12, 2020