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Driver burnt alive in pile-up on highway


Kanpur: Driver of a gravel-laden dumper was once burnt alive while every other succumbed to injuries, and two others sustained grievous injuries in a pile-up after a dumper hit a divider on Kanpur-Jhansi highway near Pindari village in Aet police house in Jalaun district on Monday morning.
Inspector, Aet, Devendra Dwivedi stated that the incident took place while all 3 gravel-laden-dumpers had been on strategy to Kanpur from Jhansi on highway.

The deceased had been known as Sushil (22), a resident of Aet house of Jalaun and Firoz (30), a local of Deoria. Two other injured had been admitted to the district health center in a vital situation.


According to the police, a dumper hit highway divider following which every other dumper coming from behind crashed into it and minutes after, the 3rd gravel-laden dumper heading against Kanpur rammed into the 2 automobiles. Sushil were given trapped in driving force’s cabin and died while Firoz, every other driving force succumbed to injuries.


The villagers reached the spot and doused the hearth sooner than informing the police. The police, with the assistance of locals, rescued the injured trapped in the automobiles and pulled out bodies of the 2 drivers. The police stated that the have an effect on was once such that collision led to a massive fire following leakage in gas tanks of the dumpers.


A initial probe means that the driver of the dumper, ahead of the other two, was once driving at a high speed. “The statments of eyewitness are being recorded to ascertain the sequence of events. The bodies have been sent for autopsy,” stated SP Jalaun Arvind Chaturvedi.




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