Two persons died as low visibility leads to pile-up on Yamuna Expressway


New Delhi: Two persons died on Wednesday and Thursday due to Low visibility and dense fog in New Delhi on the Yamuna Expressway near Mathura. The incident took place between 11.45 pm on Wednesday and 12.30 am on Thursday.

The Mathura Police revealed that eight vehicles were going towards Agra from Noida rammed into each other. The name of the person has been identified as Sumit Narain, 51, a resident of Delhi’s Nand Nagri area.

“His body got caught between the bus and the truck. We had to cut a portion of the bus to get his body out. Another truck and two-three small cars were part of the pile-up,” said G P Singh, SHO, Sureer police station, Mathura.

In the incident, a 3-yr old 30-year-old Durgesh, a resident of Mainpuri district of UP died in the accident. “About five vehicles rammed into each other. Seven persons were injured. When this occurred around 11.45 pm last night, the visibility was very low due to fog,” said Praveen Mann, SHO, Baldeo police station, Mathura.

In last one month, the incident occurred in Yamuna Expressway for the second time. Nearly 10 vehicles were rammed in the accident due to low visibility.