Kamareddy tragedy: 9 dead, 16 injured after lorry rams into mini-truck

Nine people including six women died and 16 others were injured when a lorry rammed into a Tata Ace at Hasanpally gate near Boggu Gudesa in Kamareddy district on Sunday evening.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  9 May 2022 2:38 AM GMT
Kamareddy tragedy: 9 dead, 16 injured after lorry rams into mini-truck

Hyderabad: Nine people including six women died and 16 others were injured when a lorry rammed into a Tata Ace at Hasanpally gate near Boggu Gudesa in Kamareddy district on Sunday evening.

According to the police, the accident took place around 5 p.m. when the ill-fated vehicle with 25 passengers was heading towards Pitlam from Yellaredd. The rice ­laden lorry was proceeding towards Yellareddy from Nizamsagar when it rammed into the vehicle.

The deceased were identified as Veeramani, 35, Lachavva, 60, Sayavva, 38, Sailu, 35, Ellaiah, 53, Poshaiah, 60, Gangavva, 45, Veeravva, 70, and Anjavva 40. The injured have been shifted to different hospitals and their condition is said to be critical.

All the victims belong to the Chillargi village of Pitlam Mandal. According to sources, the incident occurred when people were returning after attending the final rites of a relative on Sunday.

On their way back, a lorry proceeding towards Yellareddy from Banswada hit their Tata Ace. At the time of the mishap, there were 25 people in the mini truck. Two of them died on the spot and seven others succumbed in different hospitals.

The impact of the accident was such that the driver and another passenger got sandwiched between the two vehicles.

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