Uttarakhand Minister Arvind Pandey’s son Ankur Pandey was killed in the wee hours of Wednesday after his car collided with a truck near Faridpur in Bareilly district of Uttar Pradesh.
According to reports, the accident took place at 3 am when Ankur was travelling to Gorakhpur to attend a wedding.
He was immediately rushed to the hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries. Two other people also lost their lives in the accident while one seriously injured.
Arvind Pandey is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and is a Minister for primary education and Sports in Government of Uttarakhand.