Five people died and six other got injured on Sunday after a car rammed into a night shelter in Dalibagh region of Lucknow.
After the incident, people gathered at the spot and handed over the accused Ayush Rawat and Nikhil to Hazratganz police. According to police the accused was under the influence of alcohol.
Three others present in the car are absconding.
According to eyewitnessÂ a car rammed into night shelter at around 02:00 AM last night and ultimately got stopped when it hit the pole near the road.
Manzil Saini, SSP ofÂ Lucknow said that the accused were drunk. Two of them have been arrested and theÂ car has also been seized.
The accused were drunk. Two of them have been arrested and car has also been seized: Manzil Saini,SSP Lucknow on hit and run case pic.twitter.com/GElF5HysV2
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The car was allegedly being driven at a high speed when the accident happened.Four of the deceased were daily wage earners from eastern Uttar Pradesh's Bahraich district. The six labourers, who are severely injured, have been admitted to the trauma centre.