At least nine people killed in a massive collision between a truck and a car in Etmauddaula area of Uttar Pradesh's Agra on Thursday morning. Three others injured in the crash are hospitalised, Agra Senior Superintendent of Police Babloo Kumar said. The incident took place on the Agra-Kanpur highway in the Etmadaula police station area around 5 am, he said.
All the deceased were sitting in SUV when the accident took place. They all died on the spot.
SP City Botre Rohan Pramod said, "The truck is from Nagaland and the car is bearing the registration number of Jharkhand."
“The speeding SUV crossed over to the other side of the road where it hit the tractor-trolley. There were 12 people who got injured and were taken to a hospital, where nine of them succumbed to the injuries,” Agra Senior Superintendent of Police Babloo Kumar said.
The victims belong to Jharkhand, he added.
The bodies of the deceased have been sent for postmortem. Further investigation is still on.