Bareilly: Three friends, including a software engineer working in Noida, were killed in an accident on Sunday while they were returning after holidaying in Nainital. Another friend who was with them sustained severe injuries and is currently in hospital.
The accident happened when their car crashed into a stationary truck on the Bareil ly – Nainital highway in the Baheri area of Bareilly.
The victims have been identified as Rahul Jaiswal ( 30 ), a Noida – based software engineer; Deep Shikha ( 23 ), a school teacher from Bare illy and Santosh Kumar Yadav ( 29 ), a Delhi based CISF sub-inspector ( SI ).
The fourth friend, Keshav Kumar, 29, who works as a bank officer, sustained critical injuries and is undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bareilly.
The four friends had left for Nainital on Friday. Two days later, on Sunday morning, Keshav’s family received a call from the police about the accident. Rahul’s father, Ashok Jaiswal, said his son had got married just a few months ago, in February. ” We are completely devastated. The entire family is in shock, ” the grieving father said.
Additional SP ( rural ) Rajkumar Agarwal ” The victims were traveling in a sedan and crashed into a truck parked on Nainital highway. The front of the car has been completely damaged, which suggests that they might have been overspeeding. An FIR will be registered after receiving a complaint from the family. “