At least 16 people have been killed in devastating accident in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur on Tuesday when a truck overturned on two other vehicles, Report informs citing the Times of India.
Five others have been critically injured in the accident involving three vehicles on the Jamka crossing on NH-24.
The truck was speeding on the highway when it hit one a van and overturned on a tempo. According to PTI, all those killed were travelling in the van, which fell into a ditch after being hit by the truck.
Police said the truck later overturned over the van.
Among the 16 dead are three children and a woman. The SP said that all the injured persons have been rushed to a hospital.