Two dead, four injured after car runs over them in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh

Two dead, four injured after car runs over them in Sitapur district of Uttar Pradesh

Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh), March 28, 2022

Two persons died and four others were critically injured after a sports utility vehicle (SUV) ran over them in Sidhauli area of Sitapur district in Uttar Pradesh early on Monday morning.

After the incident, the SUV overturned into a ditch and the driver fled from the scene.

According to reports, the vehicle was going towards Biswan from Lucknow when it first hit a cycle rider Sarvesh Kumar who died on the spot.

The SUV then ran over an elderly person sleeping on the roadside, killing him on the spot. It then fell into a ditch after hitting four more persons.

Three persons travelling in the SUV have also been injured.

The police have admitted all the injured persons to a local district hospital.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday morning expressed grief over the incident and has directed the district officials to provide relief to the victims.

He also directed proper treatment of the injured persons and strict action against the accused.

IANS

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