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UP: BJP MLA Lokendra Singh on way to 'UP Investors Summit' dies in road accident in Sitapur

Singh, the Noorpur (BJP) legislator from Bijnore was headed for the summit to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi later in the day, when his SUV rammed head on with a truck coming from the opposite direction at Kakaiyyapara.

Reported by: IANS, Lucknow [ Updated: February 21, 2018 13:56 IST ]
UP: BJP MLA Lokendra Singh dies in road accident in Sitapur
UP: BJP MLA Lokendra Singh dies in road accident in Sitapur

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Lokendra Singh was killed today on Wednesday in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Sitapur while he on his way to the 'Investors Meet' in Lucknow.

Police said that Singh's two security guards and the driver have also died in the crash.

Singh, the Noorpur (BJP) legislator from Bijnore was headed for the summit to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi later in the day, when his SUV rammed head on with a truck coming from the opposite direction at Kakaiyyapara.

While the driver and Singh, 45, were killed on the spot, the two police gunners died during treatment at a nearby medical facility.

District Magistrate Sarika Mohan and Superintendent of Police Anand Kulkarni have rushed to the scene of the accident. 

The gunners who lost their lives have been identified as Brijesh Mishra, 28, and Deepak Kumar, 30. 

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