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Sultanpur accident: Speeding BMW hits truck on Purvanchal Expressway, all four die; predicts death in Facebook Live

According to a senior official, the intensity of the accident was so high that the head and hands of one of the occupants were found about 20-30 meters away.
11:05 AM Oct 16, 2022 IST | APN Live
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In yet another chilling incident of a high-speed crash, four people died late Friday evening in Uttar Pradesh’s Sultanpur. The mishap occurred after a BMW car rammed into a container truck on the Purvanchal Expressway. The incident took place in the Haliapur Police Station area.

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A video of before the accident is going viral on social media. The four people who were aboard were doing a Facebook Live and one of them is heard saying that all four will die. The camera was focused on the speedometer. Just before the accident, the car touched a high speed of 230 kmph.

Soon after the accident, the police and the Uttar Pradesh Expressways Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) officials rushed to the spot and started the evacuation process. District Magistrate Ravish Kumar and Superintendent P Somen Burma quickly reached the scene and directed the SDM to take necessary action.

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According to a senior official, the intensity of the accident was so high that all four people and the engine of the luxurious car fell far away. The head and hands of one of the occupants were found about 20-30 meters away. The luxurious car is seen totally in a mangled condition.

Ravish Kumar Gupta, DM Sultanpur, said four people lost their lives in an accident that took place on the Purvanchal Expressway in the Sultanpur district. A high-speed BMW car collided with a container coming from the opposite direction. The deceased were residents of Uttarakhand, he added.

Reportedly, the BMW vehicle belonged to Dr Anand Kumar Rohtas, who was on his way to Faizabad from Dehri with his friends and relatives. The deceased have been identified as Anand Prakash (35), a resident of Dehri, Bihar; Akhilesh Singh (35); and Deepak Kumar (37), both from Aurangabad, Bihar; while efforts were on to identify the fourth deceased, the DM said.

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