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In Pilibhit’s Gajraula police station area, a pickup full of devotees went uncontrollably and collided with a tree. 10 died in the accident, while 7 people were injured. Two of them are in critical condition. All the devotees were returning home from Haridwar after taking a bath in the Ganges. After getting information about the road accident, DM, SP reached the district hospital. Police say that the driver of the pickup had a nap, due to which the accident happened.
The accident happened near Malamud of Gajraula police station area. A pickup full of 17 devotees returning from Haridwar after taking a bath went uncontrollably and collided with a tree. During the accident, 8 people died on the spot, while others were injured. After getting the information, the police reached the spot and took the injured to the district hospital for treatment. Two other people died during treatment.
After the accident, an ambulance arrived on information and took everyone to the hospital. Here 10 were declared dead.
Devotees were sleeping in deep sleep
Sushant (14 years), Anand (3 years), Khushi (2 years), Lakshmi (32 years), Lalman (63 years), Harsh (25 years), Rachna, Sarla, Shyam Sundar and the driver died in the accident. While Praveen, Prashant, Sanjeev, Sheelam Shukla, Krishnapal, Poonam, Rishu alias Yash were seriously injured. From where Prashant was referred to the Higher Center. All are residents of Gola and Puwayan.
The accident was so horrific that the pickup blew up. Police reached the spot and cleared the debris from the road.
Praveen, who survived the accident, told that in the morning some people were sleeping in a deep sleep in the pickup. Some people were awake. As soon as the pickup reached near Gajraula, there was a sharp push. When I saw, the pickup was blown up after hitting the tree. There was blood everywhere. On the information of the accident, the police reached and brought everyone to the hospital. On receiving information about the accident, District Magistrate Pulkit Khare and Superintendent of Police Dinesh P reached the district hospital.