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Lucknow: Two crushed as car driver suffers heart attack

Two labourers were killed and four others were injured critically when a speeding car crushed them as the driver lost control over the vehicle allegedly after suffering a massive heart attack here Wednesday, police said.

Updated: Apr 20, 2011, 15:13 PM IST

Lucknow: Two labourers were killed and four others were injured critically when a speeding car crushed them as the driver lost control over the vehicle allegedly after suffering a massive heart attack here Wednesday, police said.

The accident took place when the Maruti Zen car driven by retired engineer SF Fatami crushed a group of labourers who were cooking their food on the pavement near Shankar crossing in posh Gomti Nagar locality.

"It`s a tragic incident. Preliminary investigations indicate it took place after the driver suffered heart attack," Deputy Superintendent of Police Gyananjay Singh told reporters here.

"While two labourers died on the spot, four received critical injuries. The four injured labourers and the retired engineer have been admitted to a hospital," he added.

"The condition of the retired engineer and the four labourers is stated to be serious," he added.

IANS