Greater Noida, March 29: At least eight persons have lost their lives and more than 24 injured on Friday after a bus rammed into a truck from the rear on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh.
The incident took place at around 5 a.m. at Rabupura in Gautam Buddh Nagar district.
The bus was headed to Noida from Agra when its driver apparently missed the truck in the dark and hit it from the rear.
Villagers from nearby informed the police and also helped in rescue work.
“Teams were immediately rushed to the spot. The injured were pulled out of the badly damaged bus and admitted to Kailash Hospital in nearby Jewar,” SHO Rabupura, Sunil Kumar Singh told IANS.
The bus driver is among those killed. The bodies have been sent for autopsies, Singh further added.