MEERUT || Two persons were killed and over a dozen persons seriously injured when two overspending cars run them over in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh, police said. The incident happened near Jatauli on the Delhi highway in the wee hours. The injured include women and children. The deceased have been identified as aunts of the bridegroom.
According to information available, the marriage procession in which the incident took place belonged to Ankit Baliyan of Muzaffarnagar.
The marriage procession was headed for Pallavpuram and the people were dancing on the highway at around midnight when two speeding cars – a Wagon R and a Swift lost control and mowed down the two women and injured others in the baraat. The injured have bene admitted to a nearby medical facility where the condition of most of them is stated to be critical.