- A road accident occurred in Auraiya in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday morning, in which 24 deaths were lost.
- According to eyewitnesses, the incident happened when several truckers were stopping and drinking tea.
May 16, 2020, 02:10 PM IST
Auraiya. Accidents are happening with workers coming to Uttar Pradesh. If you are losing your life on the railway track, then in a moment everything is going to end with the collision of bus or truck. After the incident in Muzaffarnagar late on Wednesday, now the incident of Auraiya is testifying to this. It is being said that more than 24 other laborers could have been killed in Auraiya if they had not stayed for a cup of tea. According to the police, some people in the DCM (mini truck) from Delhi stayed at the dhaba to drink tea, when the other truck coming from Rajasthan collided. Those who were outside survived. In the remaining two vehicles, 24 people lost their lives, 35 people were injured.
Most of the laborers aboard the DCM were from Bihar, Jharkhand and West Bengal. After traveling a long way, he reached a dhaba in Chiruhali area near Auraiya. The whole night was supposed to happen in the morning after the bite at DCM. But, call it the misfortune of the workers or the vicious cycle of time that they could not see the morning sun. The violence of life could not detect the sound of death. The black night ended everything in a few moments.
Majdar stopped to drink tea before dawn
Before dawn, the laborers started drinking tea and it was probably this tea that made a difference between their life and death. Most of the workers who died in the accident were in collision trucks. There were 30 laborers in it. Lime sacks were loaded in this truck. Many workers died in their sleep. A pile of laborers' belongings can also be seen in a picture surfaced after the incident. The accident occurred due to a nap to the truck driver coming from Rajasthan. Both trucks overturned after the collision.
6 workers died in Muzaffarnagar, UP late on Wednesday night
Two days ago, 16 laborers died in three accidents in Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. 8 workers of UP died in a bus and container collision in Guna, Madhya Pradesh. 54 were injured. Here, in the Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, a roadway bus crushed 6 workers late Wednesday night. One such incident also happened in Bihar. Here also the bus of the migrants collided with the truck. Two people lost their lives. Earlier, 5 workers of UP were killed in Narsinghpur due to overturning of a mango truck. These people were hiding in a truck and going to Agra.