Three AIIMS doctors, including two women, died and four other were injured in an accident on the Yamuna Expressway on Sunday.

The seven doctors were travelling to Agra from Delhi in an SUV which rammed into a canter around 2.30 am, police said.

As per NDTV news report, the accident happened near Mathura, 60 kilometres from Agra, where the 165-km-long expressway ends.

While three doctors died on the spot, the four others were rushed to a private hospital. They were then referred to the AIIMS trauma centre, SP (Rural) Aditya Kumar Shukla said.

The speeding SUV rammed the canter and partially entered into it, he said, adding three of them succumbed to injuries on the accident spot, while four injured doctors were rushed to a nearby private hospital for first aid.

As per Financial Express news report, the group was travelling to Agra celebrate Dr Harshad’s birthday before the tragedy struck.

The deceased have been identified as lady doctors Dr Yashprit (25) and Dr Hembala (about 25), and Dr Harshad (35) .

According to Shukla, Dr Jitendra, Dr Mahesh, Dr Abhinav and lady doctor Dr Catherine were later rushed to the AIIMS.

The SP said immediate help was provided as the information reached the police through dial 100.

The canter driver abandoned his vehicle and fled, the police officer said.

The dead bodies have been sent for postmortem.

(With agency inputs)