Congress leader killed in road accident in Barabanki

Virendra Nath, 65, was killed when the car carrying him was hit by a truck near Barela village this morning.

Last Updated: May 22, 2011, 16:04 PM IST

Barabanki: A senior Congress leader
was on Sunday killed and his driver seriously injured in a road
accident in Ram Snehi ghat area of the district, police said.

Virendra Nath (65), who was state vice-president of
the Congress, was killed when the car carrying him was hit by
a truck near Barela village this morning, they said.

Police said that Virendra`s driver Tulsiram was
injured in the accident and was admitted to the hospital where
his condition was stated to be serious.

The Congress leader was returning to Lucknow after
attending a marriage function in Faizabad when the incident
occurred, they said.

PTI