Two including father of UP BJP leader killed in road accident

Three other occupants of the ill-fated car, which was on its way to Kannauj from Ghaziabad, were seriously injured and referred to Kanpur for treatment.

Published: 03rd February 2019 03:33 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd February 2019 03:33 PM   |  A+A-

Car Accident

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By PTI

KANNAUJ: Two persons including the father of a Uttar Pradesh BJP leader died when their car rammed into a truck here Sunday due to poor visibility owing to dense fog, the police said.

Om Prakash Pathak (65)-- father of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subrat Pathak-- along with his relative Mahesh Dubey (55) perished in the accident on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway, they said.

Three other occupants of the ill-fated car, which was on its way to Kannauj from Ghaziabad, were seriously injured and referred to Kanpur for treatment, they added.

"The accident took place at around 4 AM on Sunday, when a car rammed into a stationary dumper on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway owing to fog," Additional Superintendent of Police K C Goswami said.

The accident, that took place in Faguha Bhatta area under Tirwa Police Station, led to a multi-vehicle pileup, he added.

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