Lucknow: As many as 18 people were killed in separate accidents in Uttar Pradesh today.
According to police, while eight people were killed in Kaushambi, three were killed in Shravasti, two each in Unnao and Jalaun and three in Chitrakoot.
On Kaushambi mishap, they said eight people were killed when a sand-laden truck overturned on a stationary SUV in Kada Dham area of the district today.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has condoled the loss of lives and directed the local administration to provide all possible help to family members of the victims.
In Shravasti, three people, including two women, were killed in a collision between two vehicles.
In Unnao, two people were on Wednesday killed and as many injured when a car collided with an unidentified vehicle on the Lucknow-Agra expressway near Guluapur village here, police said.
In three separate incidents in Chitrakoot, three persons were killed on Tuesday.
In Jalaun, a woman and her son died when two bikes collided in Kuthaundh area on Tuesday.