Agra, Jan 26 (PTI) Six persons, including three women, died and five others were injured after an overloaded truck overturned and fell on two cars near Khander on Bah-Etawah road in the district today, police said. Also Read - 3 Infants Die in Govt-Owned Children's Home in Agra, Probe Ordered
The injured have been shifted to the emergency ward of SN Medical College, they said, adding that two of the injured were in critical condition. Also Read - HEARTLESS! Rat Bites Off Cancer Patient's Toe in Agra Hospital, Video Goes Viral as Medics Refuse First Aid
“The deceased includes two women and four men,” a police official said. Also Read - PM launches prjects worth Rs 2,980 cr in Agra
Eye witnesses told the police that the driver of overloaded truck lost balance due to dense fog and then fell over two cars.
“One car was overtaking the overloaded truck while another rammed it from the back. A large number of villagers gathered and managed to extricate the bodies,” a bystander told the police.
According to police, passengers in one car were going to attend engagement ceremony of a girl and the other car was headed towards Muzaffarnagar.
A case has been registered and police is investigating the matter for further details, the official added.
This is published unedited from the PTI feed.