Senior UP official injured in Expressway crash

Lucknow, Nov 18 (IANS) Senior Uttar Pradesh IAS officer Navneet Sehgal was seriously injured when the car he was in collided head-on with another vehicle on the Agra-Lucknow Expressway in Uttar Pradesh’s Unnao district on Friday, a police officer said.

“Principal secretary Information Sri @navneetsehgal3 IAS met with an accident near Unnao. Prayers for his wellbeing & speedy recovery,” Uttar Pradesh Police Additional Superintendent of Police Rahul Srivastava, who is posted as PRO in the DGP’s office, said in a tweet.

IANS’ UP correspondent Mohit Dubey, who was also in the car, was injured in the accident too.

Sehgal is currently the Principal Secretary, Information.