A major accident occurred in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday late night. A roadways bus near Ghalouli checkpost and Rohana toll plaza crushed the workers on foot. In this accident, six laborers died on the spot, while four people were seriously injured. Two of these injured have been referred to Meerut.
Late Wednesday night on Muzaffarnagar-Saharanpur State Highway-59 near Rohana toll plaza, a roadways bus crushed a convoy of workers returning from Punjab. After the accident, the driver took advantage of the darkness and fled the bus. Six workers died on the spot in the accident. It was told that all the workers were returning from Punjab on foot. The deceased and injured laborers are said to be from Gopalganj district of Bihar province.
According to the police, the accident took place at around 11:45 pm between Ghalouli checkpost and Rohana toll plaza. In the Punjab province, a group of laborers on late night was going towards Muzaffarnagar via Saharanpur on foot. Meanwhile, a roadways bus escaped crushing them.
Inspector in-charge of the city Kotwali Anil Kaparwan said that six people, including father and son, died on the spot. Names of the deceased were Harek Singh (52) son Jamdar Singh, Vikas (22) son Harek Singh, Guddu (18) son Bunda Nandarai, Vasudev (22) son Jawahar Singh, Harish Sahni (42) son Mati Sahni, Virendra (28) son The residents of Shyamnath have been described as Gopalganj Bihar. Seriously injured Sushil and Ramjeet were sent to the district hospital from where both were referred to Meerut after first aid.