Bus Accident In Barabanki / 8 killed, 18 injured in UP bus accident, double decker bus parked on Purvanchal Expressway collided with another bus

Vikrant Shekhawat : Jul 25, 2022, 10:42 AM
A major accident happened in Barabanki, UP on Monday morning. A double-decker bus parked on Purvanchal Expressway was hit hard by another bus. 8 passengers died on the spot, while 18 people were injured. Two women, a child are also among the dead. The accident was so severe that half the double decker bus got damaged.

This accident happened near Narendrapur Madraha village of Loniktra police station area. Both the buses were going from Bihar to Delhi. Police and administrative officials are on the spot. Rescue team is engaged in relief and rescue work. The injured have been referred to Lucknow Trauma Center from three community health centers in Barabanki.

Bus was going from Sitamarhi in Bihar to Delhi

ASP Manoj Pandey said that a double-decker bus (UP 17 AT 1353) had left for Delhi on Sunday from Pupri town in Sitamarhi district of Bihar. The bus was parked near Narendrapur Madraha village on Purvanchal Expressway in Barabanki district at 4 am on Monday. The passengers on the bus were having tea and snacks in the canteen of UPEDA.

Half an hour later at 4:50 a.m. suddenly another bus coming at a high speed hit the double-decker bus. All those who died in the accident are said to be passengers in the hit bus, which was going from Bihar to Delhi.

Was sitting on the other side, then the bus hit

Roshan Khatoon of Bihar said, "I was going to Delhi. Was sitting on the other side of the bus. The bus was parked on the side of the road, when a bus coming from behind hit it hard. Most of the people were sleeping. The blast woke us up.

Ashok Kumar, a resident of Bihar who was in the bus, said, I had gone to wash my hands. Then the driver of the first double-decker in front of the canteen of UPEDA did not park the bus in the parking lot and parked it on the side of the highway. Due to this, the second speeding Volvo bus coming from behind rammed into it uncontrollably. The passengers of the bus which came from behind were killed and injured as the passengers of the bus which were already parked had gone to the canteen.

18 injured Lucknow referee, rest passengers being sent to their homes

Superintendent of Police Anurag Vats said, "18 injured have been referred to Lucknow Trauma Centre. The passengers who suffered minor injuries have been sent home after being treated at CHC Haidergarh. At the same time, arrangements are being made to send the remaining passengers to their homes.