Sarasvati ( UP ) : Six people , including a nine – year – old boy , were killed and eight injured when their SUV fell into a roadside pit after colliding with a tree in the Kiana area of this Uttar Pradesh district , police said on on Saturday . The SUV driver had lost control of the vehicle , leading to the ac accident near Sonrai , they said .
” Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Aditya Nath has expressed deep sorrow over the loss of lives in the road accident in Sarasvati district .
Wishing peace to the departed souls , the chief minister passed on his condolences to the bereaved family members , ” the CMO tweeted in Hindi . Aditya Nath has directed the district administration to provide proper treatment to the injured passengers , He also wished for speedy recovery of the injured . Super in ten dent of Police Prachi Singh said that the victims , who belonged to Ballarpur and Sarasvati , were working in Punjab’s Ludhiana . ” They were returning to their village for the last rites of a family member . On Saturday morning , the driver of their vehicle lost control , rammed into a tree and then fell into a roadside pit , ” she said .