Greater Noida: A terrible road accident on Yamuna Expressway has killed eight and injured 30 people. The accident occurred in Uttar Pradesh’s Thana Rabupura area.
The injured have been admitted to Kailash Hospital, where they are undergoing treatment.
The condition of some of the injured is critical. The accident occurred 29 km ahead of the zero points at Yamuna Expressway.
According to the information received, the brakes of a bus filled with passengers coming from Agra to Greater Noida failed and it rammed into a truck. The ill-fated bus belongs to the Auraiya Depot.
The incident happened around 5 o’clock on Friday morning.
As soon as the information was received, the police reached the spot and sent the dead bodies for post-mortem and started investigating the case. The police sent the injured to the hospital.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken cognisance of the Greater Noida bus accident. He has instructed the district administration and police to provide assistance to the casualties. The DM and SSP reached the site of the accident.
Meanwhile, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath tweeted and expressed his sorrow over this road accident. CM Yogi has expressed condolences to the families of the dead. He also wished the wounded a speedy recovery.
आज ग्रेटर नोएडा में बस दुर्घटना में आठ लोगों के निधन से मुझे बहुत दुःख पहुंचा है, ईश्वर से दिवंगत आत्मा की शांति एवं परिजनों को संबल देने की प्रार्थना करता हूँ। दुर्घटना में घायल यात्रियों के शीघ्र स्वास्थ्य लाभ की भी कामना करता हूँ।
— Chowkidar Yogi Adityanath (@myogiadityanath) March 29, 2019