Five die in Uttar Pradesh accident

Five people were killed when a bus ploughed into their van in Uttar Pradesh`s Chitrakoot district, police said on Tuesday.

Updated: Aug 02, 2011, 12:17 PM IST

Lucknow: Five people were killed when a bus ploughed into their van in Uttar Pradesh`s Chitrakoot district, police said on Tuesday.

The accident occurred late on Monday in Mau area of Chitrakoot, 300 km from here, Police Inspector RP Gautam told reporters.

"While the driver of the van and four passengers died, the bus driver managed to escape," he said.
The private bus was coming from Allahabad.

IANS