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08 July 2019 Current Events 29 Killed as Bus Falls off Yamuna Express Way

As per the recent news updates, the Janrath bus of the Uttar Pradesh Road Transport Corporation(UPSRTC), that was carrying more than 50 passengers from Lucknow to Delhi, skidded off the Yamuna Expressway. 29 fatalities and 18 injured people have been reported. The accident took place on 8 July in the morning hours near Agra hitting the railing on the Expressway near milestone 161(Jharna Nullah) under Etmadpur police station. The bus fell off into a 50 feet large drain through a gap between two flyovers. Preliminary inquiry reveals that the driver fell asleep and lost control of the vehicle when the bus was overspeeding. The U.P. Roadways has announced an ex gratia of ₹5 lakh to each of the kin of the deceased. The police and disaster relief teams reached the site immediately and the injured have been taken to a hospital for medical attention. This way, Yamuna Expressway has again come into the limelight for increasing number of horrible accidents that take place here every now and then.


29 Killed as Bus Falls off Yamuna Express Way

As per the recent news updates, the Janrath bus of the Uttar Pradesh Road Transport Corporation(UPSRTC), that was carrying more than 50 passengers from Lucknow to Delhi, skidded off the Yamuna Expressway. 29 fatalities and 18 injured people have been reported. The accident took place on 8 July in the morning hours near Agra hitting the railing on the Expressway near milestone 161(Jharna Nullah) under Etmadpur police station. The bus fell off into a 50 feet large drain through a gap between two flyovers. Preliminary inquiry reveals that the driver fell asleep and lost control of the vehicle when the bus was overspeeding. The U.P. Roadways has announced an ex gratia of ₹5 lakh to each of the kin of the deceased. The police and disaster relief teams reached the site immediately and the injured have been taken to a hospital for medical attention. This way, Yamuna Expressway has again come into the limelight for increasing number of horrible accidents that take place here every now and then.




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