Four of family killed as Scorpio collides with flexi pole in Haridwar-Moradabad Highway

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New Delhi: Four members of a family lost their lives and two others sustained injuries after the Scorpio car they were travelling in lost control and collided with a flexi pole in the Haridwar-Moradabad State Highway in Moradabad district, Uttar Pradesh.

Upon receiving news of the accident, the police swiftly responded, deploying personnel to the scene for rescue operations. The families of the deceased were notified, with relatives rushing from Dehradun to Moradabad to grieve and support one another. Ashutosh Rastogi, a family member of one of the victims, recounted the tragic events, stating that his brother’s wife, nephew and four others were travelling from Dehradun to Moradabad when the accident occurred.

Atul Rastogi, one of the injured passengers, revealed that there were seven people in the car at the time of the accident. SP Dehat Sandeep Kumar Meena visited the hospital to check on the injured, where Atul Rastogi is receiving treatment at the district hospital and another injured individual is under the care of doctors at a private hospital in Moradabad.

Police conducting post-mortem examinations

The police have initiated procedures, including conducting panchnama and post-mortem examinations for those who lost their lives in the accident. SP Dehat emphasised the swift response of the police force upon receiving news of the incident, ensuring immediate medical attention for the injured and necessary procedures for the deceased.

Three killed in road accident

In another incident, three people, including a doctor, died in a car accident in Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh. Dr Mayank Sachan, who had just celebrated his engagement, was returning home with friends when their vehicle crashed into a utility pole. Two others, Suresh Sachan and Gaurang Sachan, were critically injured. The bodies were sent for postmortem examination, and the police are investigating the incident further.

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