Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath this morning expressed grief over the death of nine people in a road accident in Hapur district.
Several persons were injured when a pickup truck in which the victims were travelling collided with another vehicle on Sunday.
Some of the wounded were taken to a hospital in Hapur, others were referred to a hospital in Meerut.
Mr Adityanath asked the administration to ensure proper treatment of the injured.
“The victims were returning from a wedding when the accident took place,” said police officer Sarvesh Kumar.