UP: 2 youths die after being hit by ex-MLA's SUV

UP: 2 youths die after being hit by ex-MLA’s SUV

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Two youths were killed when their motorcycle was hit by an SUV of a former Samajwadi Party (MLA) in Shahganj area of Sonbhadra district here in Uttar Pradesh on Monday, police sources said.

Police sources said that the SUV of former SP MLA from Ghorawal Ramesh Chandra Dubey collided with the motorcycle in Dhuter village in the afternoon. “Two youths identified as Suresh Biyar (28) and Rohit Biyar sustained serious injuries in the accident. The youths died while being taken to the district hospital,” they said.

Police said that the former MLA was not present in the vehicle at the time of the accident and only his brother and driver were travelling in it.

“The former MLA’s brother and driver left the vehicle and fled from the spot after the accident. The SUV is registered in the name of the former MLA’s wife,” they said.

In-charge of Shahganj police station Sanjay Pal said that the SUV has been impounded and a case lodged against the driver.