Jhansi, Mar 31 : Two people were killed while three others sustained critical injuries in a road accident in the Raksa police station area here, early Wednesday morning.
Police said that a car, which was proceeding towards Kanpur from Ujjain, hit a pipe of a gas pipeline being laid down near Raksa Tola at around 0300 hrs in the morning. Anand Gupta (48) and Virendra Chaurasia (50) died on the spot in the accident while Anand’s wife, daughter and son were critically injured.
Upon receiving information from the locals, police reached the spot and somehow took out the bodies from the car and sent the injured to Jhansi medical college. According to the police, the accident took place when the driver fell asleep.