5 dead, 6 critical in road accident in Telangana, 7 month old among those killed

Hyderabad: Five persons were killed in an accident in Telangana when a car they were travelling in rammed into a tree early Monday morning.

The accident occurred on the Hyderabad-Bengaluru national highway near Kothakota when the speeding car went out of control and hit a roadside tree. Seven others were injured in the incident.

Three children were among those killed. The deceased were identified as a boy of 7 months, another boy of 2 years, a girl of 5 years and Abdul Rehman (62) and Saleema Bee (85).

The injured were shifted to hospitals and the condition of three of them is stated to be critical. The injured were identified as a 5 year old girl, a ten year old boy, Sahfi, Khadeerunnisa, Habeeb, Ali and Shahjan Baig.

Six of the injured were shifted to a hospital in Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh. One person was admitted to the Wanaparthy hospital.

The victims hailed from Bellary district of Karnataka. The family was returning to Bellary after attending a wedding in Hyderabad.

According to police the accident occurred between 2.30 a.m. and 3 a.m. Twelve people were travelling in the car. Police suspect that the driver dozed off which led to the crash.

The car was badly mangled in the accident in Telangana. The rescue workers had to struggle for more than an hour to pull out the bodies and rescue the injured.

Recently on March 2, in a tragic incident in Odisha, there has been an accident in Jeypore block of Koraput district in which one person has died.

According to available reports, a band party vehicle meet with accident in Jeypore of Odishaand one person succumbed on the spot. Several others have been critically injured in the incident. The accident took place near Gilarla area of Kotpad block.

The driver of the band party vehicle allegedly lost control over the wheels and the vehicle overturned. The injured have been rescued and immediately admitted to the Koraput District Headquarter Hospital (DHH).

The local police has reached the spot and is investigating into the matter. Detailed reports awaited.

Earlier today in a tragic incident, two bikes collide head-on in Udala block of Mayurbhanj district in Odisha and two people get killed. The fatal accident took place in Udala.

Also Read: Madhya Pradesh road accident: 14 killed, 21 injured after pickup van overturns in Dindori

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