Five killed in road accidents in Lucknow

May 17th, 2008 - 11:56 pm ICT by admin  

Lucknow, May 17 (IANS) Five people were killed and four injured in two road accidents in Lucknow Saturday, police said. In Gopal Khera Village, three people in two trucks died when the drivers lost control over their vehicles when trying to avoid a neel gai which came in the way. Two people were injured in the mishap, police said.

In the other accident, a speeding Marshal jeep crushed two labourers, who were resting on the roadside here in Movaiya locality. The jeep driver fled from the scene. Two people were injured in the accident, police added.

The jeep belongs to Rajeev Srivastava who is a travel agent, said police officer S.N. Singh.

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