8 killed in UP road accident

January 01, 2019 12:08 PM

LUCHNOW: In a tragedy on the New Year, at least eight persons were killed and several others injured in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Chandauli district on Tuesday, police said.

Superintendent of Police Devendra Nath told IANS that a truck driver lost control and rammed into a roadside Dalit colony in Ilia village, bordering neighbouring Bihar.

Senior police officials have rushed to the site and are overseeing rescue and relief operations.

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