New Delhi: Seven people - four women and three children of a family - were mowed down by a speeding bus in Bulandshahr district of Uttar Pradesh early on Friday.
The victims, who were on a pilgrimage, were sleeping on the roadside when the bus crushed them.
They hailed from Hathras and were returning from Naraura Ghat after taking a dip in the Ganga. As per reports, the bus was returning with pilgrims from Vaishno Devi.
The driver fled the spot after the accident. A police investigation is currently underway. All bodies have been sent for post mortem.
(With IANS inputs)