The injured are being treated at the trauma centre of the KGMU. Condition of five them is stated to be critical.
LUCKNOW || In a major road mishap in the state capital of Uttar Pradesh, six persons were killed and more than a dozen sustained injuries when two state-owned UP State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) rammed into each other, police said.
The ill-fated buses were plying between Lucknow-Hardoi and were coming from opposite directions when apparently a driver tried to overtake another.
The mishap took place near Bajnagar village on the Kakori-Hardoi road. Both the buses were badly damaged due to the impact of the head on collision.
The deceased include a bus driver as well. The injured are being treated at the trauma centre of the KGMU. Condition of five them is stated to be critical.
A truck driver, whose vehicle one of the bus drivers tried to overtake, told the police that the driver was in a very high speed and that he overtook him and before he could understand rammed into a bus coming from the other side. The truck also hit it from the rear.