Two killed in horrific Ghaziabad accident

Ghaziabad, June 8 (IANS) Two persons were killed here on Friday when their pick-up van rammed into a tractor trolley transporting iron girders protruding outside the vehicle, police said.

The gory incident occurred on National Highway-24 near Royal College in Kavi Nagar area.

The police said the commuters, residents of Patel Nagar in Delhi, were going to Nainital in Uttarakhand when the tractor trolley came on to the road at high speed through a cut, causing the accident.

The iron girders smashed into the pick-up van after breaking the windscreen, killing Ravi Shankar Mehra and Ganpat Mehra and injuring four others, police Inspector P.L. Tripathi said.

“The family members have been informed about the accident,” Tripathi said.

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