The accident took place near the Tedwa village when a truck driver lost control and rammed into a Tata Magic vehicle and an Maruti Alto car, killing 14 people on the spot.

Inspector Vinay Gautam said that the truck first hit an Alto car, being driven by Pankaj Kumar and then rammed into a Tata Magic.

All five passengers in the car - Kumar, 38, his wife Usha, 35, daughters Apporva, 14, and a five-year-old, and an infant were seriously injured and rushed to a hospital.

Fourteen people in the Tata Magic vehicle, including Neeraj, 25, Rakesh, 50, Sushil, 22, and 11 unidentified people were killed.

Two were critically wounded and were rushed to a Lucknow trauma centre.

Senior district and police officials rushed to the accident spot.


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