GORAKHPUR: At least 11 people were injured after several vehicles piled up on Lucknow-Gorakhpur national highway due to dense fog on Wednesday.
A bus reportedly collided with a truck on Baghagada four-lane in Gorakhpur Industrial Development Authority (GIDA) area and overturned, following which more than 12 vehicles that were coming from behind piled up on the road.
Police reached the spot after receiving information and rushed the injured to a nearby hospital.
The bus passengers, who had suffered minor injuries, were discharged after first aid.
“All injured have been rushed to hospital and the road has been cleared,” said joint magistrate Neha Bandhu.
“No casualties were reported in the accident. In fact, no one was seriously injured. Movement of vehicles has been restored on the road,” said Manoj Kumar Awasthi, SP North.

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