New Delhi: At least 14 people, including six children, were killed when the vehicle they were travelling in collided with a truck in Pratapgarh district of Uttar Pradesh last night. Also Read - Yogi Adityanath Wants to Hijack Bollywood: Shiv Sena's Strong Opinion on UP CM's Meeting With Film People Over New Film City
The mishap took place at around 11.45 pm on Prayagraj-Lucknow highway which comes under the jurisdiction of Manikpur police station. Also Read - Lucknow Municipal Corporation Bonds Listed on BSE, CM Adityanath Calls it 'A Historic Moment'
According to the reports, people in SUV were returning from Nababganj after attending a wedding function. Also Read - Yogi Adityanath to Meet Bollywood Filmmakers Today After Meeting Akshay Kumar to Discuss The New Film City in UP
Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief over the tragic incident. Furthermore, he has directed senior officials to reach the spot and provide all possible assistance to the victims.
Speaking to a portal, Pratapgarh Superintendent of Police (SP) Anurag Arya said among the victims, the children were aged between 7 and 15.