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Akhilesh Yadav helps accident victims on Agra-Lucknow expressway

News Agencies | Updated on: 18 July 2018, 14:09 IST

Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday helped accident victims lying in a pool of blood on Agra-Lucknow Expressway by getting them rushed to hospital in one of his convoy vehicles.

The accident took place near Tala Sarai in Hasanganjarea in Unnao. Akhilesh passing by took cognisance and directed his convoy to stop in order to help the accident victims.

The incident came to light after a video showcasing Akhilesh along with his party supporters providing aid to the injured went viral on social media platforms.

Reportedly, the accident took place on June 18, 2018, when a car ferrying ISKON devotees overturned while trying to save a stray animal moving on the road.

Yadav also tweeted about the incident and wrote, "We gave all the possible help to the ISKON devotees who met with an accident in an attempt to save a stray animal. There should be proper arrangements to make Expressway free from animals."

Two among the injured were rushed to Lucknow while one was taken to CHC in Hasanganj .



First published: 18 July 2018, 14:09 IST