Aurraiya: Four persons were killed and five critically injured when a speeding roadways bus collided with a car on Friday morning on Bela Bidhuna Marg.
The roadways bus, going from Bidhuna to Kanpur, rammed into a car coming from the opposite direction.
Four occupants of the car died on the spot in the accident, while five others were seriously injured.
The car passengers were returning to Etawah after taking a bath in the Ganges from Kannauj. On information, the police reached the spot and sent the injured to the hospital.
The deceased have been identified as Anmol, 7, Geeta, 50, Sushila, 45, and driver Shailendra Kumar,30.
The injured persons are Jogesh, Deepu, Jagat Singh, Kallu and Prem Kumar. All of them have been admitted to the community health centre in Bidhuna.
Station house Officer (SHO) Bela Jivaram said that no passenger in the bus was injured. The crashed vehicles have been seized. The bus driver fled from the spot, search is on for him, said police.