Family of four, driver killed in UP car accident

Family of four, driver killed in UP car accident

Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh), May 4, 2021

Four members of a family and their driver were killed and another person suffered serious injuries when the car in which they were travelling rammed into a tree near here on the Bareilly-Delhi Highway on Monday evening, police added.

They were headed to Shahjahanpur from Bareilly on Monday evening, when the accident happened, according to police.

The deceased have been identified as Ram Naresh, 55, his wife Jamuka Devi, 50, son Kaushalendra, 35, elder brother Hiralal, 60, and driver Vijay, 35. All of them died on the spot.

Ram Gulam was injured in the accident, police said.

Superintendent of Police (Rural) Sanjeev Bajpai said that Jamuka Devi, a resident of Ladaua village, was having difficulty in breathing and was being taken to a hospital in Bareilly after her condition deteriorated.

A relative of Ram Naresh, employed at a hospital in Shahjahanpur, had asked him to get Jamuka Devi admitted there and assured him that oxygen would be arranged.

The bodies of the deceased have been sent for autopsy while the injured person has been admitted to a hospital, Bajpai said.


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