BSP MLA`s vehicle overturns, guard killed

The MLA`s government security-guard, Ram Prakash Mishra (50), sustained severe injuries in the mishap.

Kanpur: A vehicle belonging to a BSP MLA`s convoy turned turtle, killing his security-guard and injuring four others, including the legislator`s brother, here.

The MLA, Mahesh Trivedi, was travelling in another car.

Trivedi, who represents Derapur in UP Assembly, was returning late last night after attending a private function at a relative`s place when an SUV in his cavalcade suddenly
got out of control and overturned, a police spokesperson said, adding that the vehicle had joined the MLA`s car near Daulatpur village.

Trivedi called up the police and the people trapped inside the car were taken out, the spokesperson said.

The MLA`s government security-guard, Ram Prakash Mishra (50), sustained severe injuries in the mishap and succumbed while being taken to the hospital.

The MLA`s brother, Sanjay Trivedi, Raees Ahmed, the driver, Neeraj Pandey and Babloo have been admitted in a hospital where their condition is said to be critical. Police are investigating the matter.

PTI

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