Dehra Dun: Six persons, including five
members of a family, were today killed while seven others
injured when a van in which they were travelling collided with
an over speeding bus in Bajpur town of Udhamsingh Nagar
district, police said here.
The incident occurred at Doraha area, about 250 km from
here, when the van coming from Haridwar collided head-on with
the over speeding Uttar Pradesh Roadways bus killing six of
its passengers on the spot, they said.
The deceased has been identified as Sarvesh (40), his
mother Sridevi (60), sister Kamlesh (20), his two sons Rajat
(7) and Ansh (3) and his driver Monu (27). The family belonged
to Bisalpur area of Pilibhit district in Uttar Pradesh and was
returning after taking a bath in Haridwar.
The injured have been rushed to a hospital in nearby
Haldwani town where condition of two of them is stated to be
The driver and conductor of the bus managed to flee
from the scene leaving behind the vehicle, police said,
adding, efforts have been launched to nab them.