KANPUR: Four members of a family, including two children, died when the car in which they were travelling, collided with a container-truck in Hasanganj area of Unnao district on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway during the wee hours of Sunday.
According to police, the accident took place between 5 am and 6am. The container, loaded with scooty vehicles, has been impounded.
“The seriously injured occupants of the car were rushed to a hospital in Lucknow where Akhilesh Mishra (40), his wife Babita Mishra (36), daughter Jyoti Mishra (10) and niece Priyanshi (12), were declared dead by the doctors,” the police said.
“The family was going to Siwan to attend a wedding,” said additional superintendent of police Shashi Shekhar Singh.