12 dead, 20 injured in Uttar Pradesh road accident

July 20th, 2008 - 3:50 pm ICT by IANS  

Lucknow, July 20 (IANS) At least 12 people were killed and almost a score critically injured in a road accident Sunday afternoon in Uttar Pradesh, the police said. The accident took place after a truck collided head on with a private mini bus carrying about 50 passengers on the Etah-Kasganj Highway, in Etah district, about 200 km from here.

“Ten people died on the spot and two others succumbed on way to a hospital,” superintendent of police S.V. Singh told IANS on phone.

“About 20 people are admitted in the Agra government hospital and most of them are serious,” the police officer said.

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