A serious road accident has taken place in Uttar Pradesh. Sixteen people were killed in the crash. Six were seriously injured. The accident took place on the Sachendi National Highway near Kanpur. A fast moving bus collided with a loader and overturned. Sixteen people were killed on the spot and six were seriously injured in the accident. Police say the condition of two of the injured is critical. The Prime Minister expressed deep concern over the incident. Rs 2 lakh assistance has been announced for the affected families. Similarly, UP Chief Minister Adityanath also promised an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh to the families of the deceased.