In a freak accident, two men, who were changing a punctured tyre of a loader, were run over by an unidentified vehicle near the Gadan Khera crossing in Unnao district.
As the vehicle grazed the loader’s side, the two got trapped between the loader and the vehicle and were crushed to death on the spot.
The deceased have been identified as Sarju Prasad of Signapur village and Alok Pal (driver of the loader) of Jaraila village in Kanpur Dehat district.
The accident occurred on Wednesday.
A few motorists, while passing by the accident site, alerted the police control room and called for an ambulance.
The police spokesperson said that efforts were on to trace the unidentified vehicle that was responsible for the accident.
The bodies have been sent for post-mortem.