6 dead, 15 injured as truck hits bus on Lucknow-Bahraich highway | Lucknow News

BAHRAICH: Six people were killed and 15 others suffered injuries when a truck hit roadways bus on Lucknow-Bahraich highway in an area on the Jarwal Road on Wednesday.
“The incident took place at around 4.30am when a speeding truck broadsided a Lucknow depot bus,” said district magistrate Dinesh Chandra Sing.
“The bus was going to Rupaideeha from Lucknow, while the truck was on its way to Lucknow from Bahraich,” the DM said.
Six people died on the spot and 15 others who were injured were taken to a hospital, where condition of four was stated to be critical.
The deceased are yet to be identified.
The truck driver managed to flee from the spot with the vehicle.
Police are probing the matter and searching for the absconding driver with the help of CCTV footage from nearby areas.
(With inputs from PTI)

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