The accident occurred when they were returning home after attending funeral of a relative in Kursi village in Kakwan police area of Kanpur Nagar. The deceased were identified as Umashankar Singh, his son Sudhir and brother Amar Singh, all residents of Navbajpur under the limits Satti police station of Kanpur Dehat district.
The police said that on Wednesday morning, Umashankar, along with his son Sudhir and brother Amar Singh, had gone to the Kursi village in Kakwan police area of Kanpur Nagar on a bike to attend funeral of their relative.
“When they were returning home, a speeding loader coming from the opposite direction hit their two-wheeler near Shuklapur in front of Nadiha road. After colliding with the two-wheeler, the pickup overturned. The locals working in the nearby fields caught the driver and handed him to the police. Umashankar, Sudhir and Amar Singh, who were seriously injured in the accident, were rushed to a nearby CHC, where they were declared brought dead by the doctors,” said the police.
The police have sent the bodies to the mortuary for autopsy and informed the family members of the deceased.
Police station in-charge Jitendra Singh said, “Further investigations are underway.”