New Delhi: Three migrant workers were killed and 12 were injured after a DCM vehicle carrying them overturned on Jhansi-Mirzapur highway, last night. A total of 17 persons were travelling in the vehicle. “The vehicle overturned due to tyre burst. These people were returning from Delhi”, said ML Patidar, SP Mahoba. Also Read - Coronavirus Delhi Updates: Two More Hospitals Declared As Covid-19 Facilities
In another fatal accident in Maharashtra, 4 workers killed, 15 injured after a bus they were travelling in crashed into a truck near Yavatmal district, early morning today. The bus was travelling from Solapur to Jharkhand. Also Read - Lockdown 5.0 Guidelines Likely Tomorrow: Will Metro, Malls, Restaurants Open? Check State-Wise Plan
Amid lockdown, mishaps involving labourers who are walking home have been reported from across the country.
On May 16, 24 labourers were killed and more than 30 were injured after the truck they were travelling in collided with another in Auraiya district of Uttar Pradesh.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had expressed his condolences over the incident, tweeting: “I am deeply hurt by the tragic road accident in Uttar Pradesh’s Auraiya. Government is taking all relief measures. I express my condolence to the families of the those who died in the accident and also pray for the speedy recovery of the injured.”