29 Killed On Yamuna Expressway:
In a tragic incident in the early morning, twenty-nine (29) people were killed and Seventeen (17) people were injured in a bus accident going into the details when the bus in which they were travelling in is fell off the six-lane Yamuna Expressway near Delhi and fell 50 feet into a large drain.
The 165-km-long expressway connects Noida with Agra in Uttar Pradesh. The state government bus, carrying 46 passengers, was going from Lucknow to Delhi when the accident happened on the expressway near Agra this morning, the police said.
“The bus was speeding and the driver may have lost control,” Agra District Magistrate Ravi Kumar told to media.
In a video, a group of rescuers – their feet half buried in wet mud as they walked about the debris – are seen pulling out bodies from the twisted metal parts of the white bus, whose roof had been ripped off in the middle by the force of the impact after it smashed the safety railing and fell on the black waters of the large drain.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath paid his condolences and asked the authorities to give all help to the injured and the families of those killed in the accident.
The Uttar Pradesh Roadways has announced Rs. 5 lakh compensation for the families of those who died in the accident.