One killed, three injured in UP train accident

At least one person was killed and 3 were injured when a Kanpur-bound train hit a tree lying on the track between Faizabad and Akbarpur junctions.

Updated: Aug 16, 2011, 18:34 PM IST

Faizabad: At least one person was killed
and three were seriously injured when a Kanpur-bound train hit
a tree lying on the track between Faizabad and Akbarpur
junctions in the wee hours on Tuesday.

The Utsarg Express met with the accident near Katehri
railway station at around 4 am, Arun Chaturvedi, station
officer said.

When the train came to a dead halt with a jerk, a
passenger standing at a gate was thrown off and died on the
spot, he said.

Loco pilot and two passengers were seriously injured and
rushed to the railway hospital.

PTI