LUCKNOW: In yet another distressing news of migrants death, at least 24 migrant labourers lost their lives and 15 people sustained injuries when a trailer truck carrying them collided with a DCM vehicle in the early hours of Saturday in Uttar Pradesh’s Auraiya.
According to police, both the trucks were carrying the labourers. The incident took place between 3 am and 3.30 am.
“The accident took place in Mihauli in which 24 people died, and around 15 were injured. A trailer truck carrying around 50 migrant labourers was coming from Rajasthan and it collided with a DCM truck,” Circle Officer, Auraiya, Surendranath Yadav was quoted saying to a news agency.
“The DCM truck was coming from Delhi and heading towards Chhatarpur in Madhya Pradesh. The trailer truck hit the DCM vehicle. Both the vehicles turned upside down after losing control,” he added.-Pic courtesy: ANI