LUCKNOW: At least six persons were killed and over a dozen injured after an Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) bus carrying 26 passengers from Lucknow collided head-on with another UPSRTC bus coming from Hardoi in Kakori on Wednesday morning.
The accident took place at Lucknow-Hardoi highway near Amethiya turn under Kakori police station area.
Police said that prima facie it appears that the bus carrying passengers from Lucknow was overtaking a truck when another bus coming from opposite direction collided with it head-on.
Due to the impact, both the buses suffered dents, said Zuheb, the truck driver who narrated the incident to the police.
A police team reached the spot to rescue the passengers. The injured were taken to KGMU hospital in Lucknow.
A probe in the incident has been ordered by MD UPSRTC.