In a tragic incident, at least 14 people were killed in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh late on Thursday night. According to news agency ANI, the accident was reported from Prayagraj-Lucknow highway under limits of Manikpur police station. The deceased also included six children.
ANI reported that the mishap occurred when a vehicle collided with a truck which was parked on the highway. Those in the Bolero were returning after attending a wedding function in Nababganj area. The bodies of those dead were sent for postmortem.
Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief into the accident and has directed senior officials to reach the spot and provide all possible help to victims.