Four killed as truck overturns in Hyderabad


Hyderabad: Four people were killed and 15 others injured when a lorry carrying them overturned at Shamshabad on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Sunday evening.

Police said the accident occurred when the lorry carrying workers of a brick kiln overturned after hitting a car near Narkuda village.

The injured were admitted to a private hospital, where the condition of three of them is stated to be critical.

The workers, hailing from Odisha and working at a brick kiln at Suntanpally, were heading to a market at Shamshabad to buy vegetables and other essentials. The truck was carrying more than 30 people.

The accident led to a traffic jam on the busy road. Police used a JCB to remove the truck and clear the road for traffic.

A case has been registered.

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