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.
उत्तर प्रदेश के आगरा-लखनऊ एक्सप्रेसवे पर हुई सड़क दुर्घटना से गहरा दुख पहुंचा है। इस हादसे में कई यात्रियों को अपनी जान गंवानी पड़ी है। दुख की इस घड़ी में मेरी संवेदनाएं पीड़ित परिवारों के साथ हैं। हादसे में जो घायल हुए हैं, मैं उनके शीघ्र स्वस्थ होने की कामना करता हूं: PM
— PMO India (@PMOIndia) February 13, 2020
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.