Kanpur, Feb 5 (IANS) Six people of a family were killed in an accident that took place near Jagannathpur village on Uttar Pradesh’s Sandalpur-Kanpur road in the early hours of Monday.
Two children were injured and have been hospitalized.
The family was returning from a wedding ceremony when the accident took place.
According to reports, the driver apparently lost control and the car overturned into a drain.
Police reached the spot and started investigation after sending the bodies for post-mortem.
According to information, a Swift Dezire car overturned in an uncontrolled drain near Jagannathpur village on Sandalpur road from Sikandra to Kanpur Dehat around 2 am on Monday.
Six people in the car died, while two children trapped in the car were rescued unharmed.
Superintendent of Police BBGTS Murthy said the family was returning from Phulgaon to Bhind (Madhya Pradesh) after attending the ‘Tilak’ ceremony when the accident took place.