Lucknow, March 10 (IANS) A Samajwadi Party legislator, Mohammad Irfan, was killed on Thursday along with his driver and a party leader when their car met with an accident in Uttar Pradesh, police said.
Irfan, who represents Billari constituency in Moradabad, was on his way to attend the wedding of cabinet minister Shivpal Yadav’s son in Saifai when the accident took place in Budayun.
Police said his driver lost control of the vehicle near Kachla Ghat in Budayun. The car turtled before hitting a tree.
A Samajwadi Party leader, K.P. Yadav, and the driver, whose name was not known, also died in the crash.
The legislator’s son Faheem and a police guard were critically wounded and were rushed to a nearby medical facility. Faheem was later shifted to Delhi for further treatment.