Mathura, October 26: A routine journey turned into a tragic nightmare for the Mishra family as a speeding car collided with their vehicle on the Yamuna Expressway, leading to the untimely demise of Kislaya Mishra, wife of Indian Air Force's Junior Warrant Officer Deviprasad Mishra. The incident, which occurred near milestone 80 under the Surir police station area in Mathura district, left the family in shock and grief.

According to multiple reports, the Mishra family had made a brief stop to attend to nature's call when the unfortunate collision took place. Eyewitnesses shared that a speeding car from the Noida side crashed into the Mishra family, propelling Kislaya off the underpass bridge on the Naujheel-Raya road, resulting in her instantaneous death. The gravity of the impact also led to injuries sustained by the couple's two daughters, Jigyasa and Adamya, who were fortunately at a safe distance from the initial impact. Uttar Pradesh Road Accident Video: 20 Passengers Injured As UP Roadways Bus Falls Off Delhi-Meerut Expressway in Ghaziabad.

They were quickly rushed to the hospital for necessary medical attention. The other occupants of the speeding vehicle, identified as Bhura from Sadabad, Namrata from Noida, and Kaushal Kishore from Firozabad, also suffered injuries and were promptly taken to the hospital for treatment, as per police reports. The tragic incident has once again raised concerns about the safety of the Yamuna Expressway, a crucial link between Delhi and Agra, where accidents have been an unfortunate occurrence in recent years. Uttar Pradesh Road Accident Video: Couple Flung Into Air, Dies After Car Rams Into Bike in Hapur; Terrifying CCTV Footage Surfaces.

According to data released by the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA), the stretch has witnessed a staggering 7,256 accidents from January 2012 to March 2023, resulting in the loss of 1,242 lives and injuring 10,520 individuals. As investigations into the Mishra family's accident continue, the authorities are actively pursuing the identification of the driver responsible for the fatal collision. The community remains in mourning, extending heartfelt condolences to the Mishra family during this time of profound grief and loss.

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on Oct 26, 2023 01:01 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website