PM Narendra Modi Expresses Grief Over Deaths in Agra-Lucknow Expressway Accident
Prime Minister Narendra Modi | File Image | (Photo Credits: ANI)

New Delhi, February 13: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over the deaths caused in an accident on Agra-Lucknow expressway near Firozabad.

Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister said, "I am deeply saddened to hear about the deaths in the accident on Agra-Lucknow Expressway. Many passengers have lost their lives in the incident. My thoughts are with the bereaved families in the hour of the grief. I also wish a speedy recovery to those who sustained injuries in the accident." Agra-Lucknow Expressway Accident: 14 Killed in Bus-Truck Collision in UP's Firozabad, See Horrifying Pics & Videos.

At least 14 persons were feared dead when a bus collided with a truck here on the Agra-Lucknow expressway on Wednesday night."A double-decker private bus rammed into a stationary truck on Agra-Lucknow expressway at around 10 pm in the night. The bus driver did not take notice of the truck and hit it from behind. There were 40-45 passengers on the bus.

There are many casualties and several people got injured. Around 10-14 casualties may be there," Sachindra Patel, SSP, Firozabad said earlier in the morning. The injured have been sent to the Saifai Mini PGI for treatment.