Rampur: Seventeen members of a marriage party were reported dead after a Canter overturned on the Ramnagar-Nainital highway near Kaladhungi on Sunday.
Nearly 24 others were seriously injured and have been hospitalized.
The vehicle was carrying 50 persons, who were returning from Nainital to Amroha in UP after the wedding.
Thirteen people died on the spot crushed under the vehicle, while four others died on way to hospital.
Policemen and local residents ferried the injured people to hospital.