Basti (UP): Six people were Monday killed and three others injured after being hit by a speeding truck while they were pushing a roadways bus, which became immobile, said police.
The incident took place near Bhadohi village in Chhavani area when a roadways bus going from Allahabad to Gorakhpur stopped at a dhaba and the engine did not start later, police added.
When the passengers were pushing the bus, they were hit by a speeding truck, killing six on the spot. The injured have been rushed to a hospital, where their condition was stated to be stable. The drive of the truck managed to flee after leaving the vehicle at some distance. Probe is on into the matter.