“At least 31 injured patients have been admitted to the hospital and 13 were brought dead,” Vishwa Deepak said, as quoted by the ANI news agency.
The accident occurred on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway on Wednesday, with the bus having collided with a truck.
இந்தியாவின் உத்தரபிரதேசில் லொறியுடன் பஸ் மோதி விபத்து, 12 பேர் உயிரிழப்பு, 8 பேர் காயம்!— Jeyaram Anojan (@AnojanJeyaram) February 13, 2020
At least 12 people were killed and around 8 seriously injured as the private bus in which they were travelling collided with a truck here on the #UttarPradeshs, Agra-Lucknow Expressway. pic.twitter.com/3Em3LKMglM
According to senior superintendent of police Sachindra Patel, the double-decker private bus rammed into a stationary truck as the driver had not noticed the lorry. He added that there were from 40 to 45 passengers in the bus.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath vowed to provide the injured people with necessary aid.