Van fell in pit in Kanpur: Three killed, nine hurt

Last Updated: Monday, April 29, 2013 - 14:33

Kanpur: Three persons were killed and nine others, including two children, got seriously injured when a carrying them fell into a deep pit after hitting a divider in Kanpur rural, police said here.

The incident occurred yesterday evening on the highway when the pickup van hit the divider and fell into a nearby deep pit, said police.

While taking the injured to the hospital, two died on the way and have been identified as Gulab Singh (30), Lal Singh (28), while Sunder Singh (18) died during treatment, they said.
The driver of the van fled away from the spot and a hunt is on to nab him, police said, adding the matter is under investigation.


First Published: Monday, April 29, 2013 - 14:33
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