UP/ Nine, including five children, die as canter hits pickup in Hapur

Hapur: Nine people died while several others were severely injured in a road accident which took place in Hafizpur in Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur district on Sunday. The deceased included five children.

The incident took place after the pickup truck in which victims were travelling collided with a canter.

The injured were shifted to a local hospital. Some of them have been referred to Meerut.

“The victims were returning from a marriage when the accident took place. Nine people have lost their lives while several others are injured. Some of the injured are shifted to Meerut,” said Sarvesh Kumar, ASP.

“The vehicle in which they were travelling was hit from side and was completely destroyed,” said a local.