12 killed in Uttar Pradesh road accident

Twelve people were killed and 32 others injured when a vehicle rammed into a tree in Jagdishpur area here, police said on Tuesday.

Updated: Apr 12, 2011, 11:56 AM IST

CSM Nagar (Amethi): Twelve people were
killed and 32 others injured when a vehicle rammed into a tree
in Jagdishpur area here, police said on Tuesday.
The incident happened at Saresar village late last
night when the vehicle carrying around 50 passengers rammed
into a tree, killing 10 people on the spot, authorities said.

While two persons succumbed to injuries at the
hospital later, 18 others have been referred to trauma center
at Lucknow as their condition was stated serious, they said.
The victims, all residents of Shukul Bazar area, were
returning from a ritual in Pratapgarh, they said.

PTI