Four killed as truck overturns in Hyderabad

 Telangana | Written by : IANS Updated: Mon, Apr 19, 2021, 10:37 AM

Hyderabad, April (IANS) 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.