In Uttar Pradesh, 14 people were killed and nearly 28 injured in a road accident in Etah district in early this morning. This fatal incident happened when a truck laden with passengers turned turtle and fell into a mini canal. This mishap took place in Saray Neem area of Jalesar police station.
The victims were returning after attending a marriage function. SSP Satyarth Aniruddh Pankaj said that injured persons have been admitted in SN hospital Agra.
The driver of the truck is said to be drunk. Collector Amit Kishore and SSP Satyarthi reached with police force. Rescue is operated at the accident site. Many people are still being trapped in the truck.
After the accident, people sloganeering against the police and also blocked the road. People say that the police reached the spot about an hour after the accident. When the policemen arrived, they kept giving directions to the villagers. The villagers also have allegations that the police personnel did not do the relief and rescue work properly. If the rescue work is done during the time then there will be no such deaths.
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