BSP MLA's son, mother killed in mishap

Basti: The son and mother of a BSP MLA were killed while his daughter was seriously injured when their vehicle collided with a truck in Kotwali area, police said Monday.

Aviral (38), son of BSP MLA from Sahjanwa Brijesh Singh, was killed when the jeep in which he was travelling collided with the truck near Mandi Parishad last night, they said.

Singh's mother Shanti Devi and daughter Nancy were seriously injured in the accident and were referred to trauma centre in Lucknow.

Shanti Devi succumbed to her injuries later, they said.