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UPEIDA CEO Navneet Sehgal injured in a road accident

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi ChaturvediBy Sakshi Chaturvedi

Published on 18 Nov 2016 10:29 AM GMT

UPEIDA CEO Navneet Sehgal injured in a road accident
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Lucknow: UP Expressway Industrial Development Authority (UPEIDA) CEO and Principal Secretary, Information Navneet Sehgal was badly injured in a road accident in Unnao district at Lucknow-Agra Expressway about 50 kms from the state capital on Friday.

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Accident occurred when Sehgal's Ambassador car was hit by a private vehicle while he was returning after attending the trial of the landing of an Indian Air Force fighter plane at Agra-Lucknow expressway, which is country's first road-runway.

Sehgal has been rushed to Lucknow Trauma Centre of King George Medical University (KGMU). Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav also visited to see Sehgal. A large number of officers and well wishers have thronged to Trauma Centre.The hospital authorities have asked the doctors on leave to rush to the hospital.

He was put to all vital tests while air ambulance was readied in case of emergency, the KGMU sources said.

What doctors said:

  • Sehgal is badly hurt on his face.
  • The injury is near his eyes.
  • He is currently in conscious state.
  • He has been put to MRI and CT Scan immediately to access his injuries.
  • He has been shifted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).

District Magistrate from Unnao and SSP visited the spot soon after the incident happened.

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Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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