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Updated December 28th, 2023 at 15:19 IST

UP: 2 killed after motorcycle collides with truck amid dense fog

The deceased have been identified as Govind Pathak (31) and Vivekanand (21).

Representational image of a car crash.
Police suspect that the accident took place due to dense fog. | Image:PTI
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Unnao: Two men died after their motorcycle they were riding on collided with a stationary truck in Unnao in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Thursday. Police suspect that the accident took place due to dense fog.

The deceased have been identified as Govind Pathak (31) and Vivekanand (21).

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"Govind Pathak (31) and Vivekanand (21) were travelling on a motorcycle and it collided with a truck on Wednesday night," reported news agency PTI quoting Sehramau police station SHO  Kamal Dubey as saying. "It appears that the duo failed to spot the truck due to dense fog. While Pathak was killed on the spot, Vivekanand succumbed to injuries at a hospital a few hours later," he said.

In a separate incident, police constable Dinesh Yadav who was driving a police jeep was injured when his vehicle collided with a truck in an area under the Purva police station early on Thursday morning. The constable has been admitted to a hospital, officials said.

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(With PTI inputs)

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Published December 28th, 2023 at 15:19 IST

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