UP: 13 Killed, 31 Injured In Bus-truck Collision On Agra-Firozabad Expressway

Accidents & Disasters

At least 13 people have been killed & 31 injured as a bus collided with a truck in Firozabad on the Agra-Lucknow E-way on Etawah-Firozabad border

Written By Rishabh Mishra | Mumbai | Updated On:

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 underway

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.

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CMO's direction to UP Police 

“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.

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