Two road accidents claim five in Hyderabad | Hyderabad News – Times of India


HYDERABAD: Two road accidents, one at Keesara and another in Vanasthalipuram, resulted in the deaths of five persons, including four students, on Wednesday.
At Keesara, a car crashed into a parked lorry on Wednesday morning, leading to the deaths of three persons inside the car. The deceased were identified as Sumanth Reddy (20), a resident of Qutbullapur; his cousin Pavan Kumar Reddy (21), a student; and Shankar Reddy (38), a driver.
The victims were travelling from Khammam towards Alwal, on the Outer Ring Road (ORR), when Sumanth Reddy, who war driving the car suddenly turned it left due to a mechanical problem. This led to the car crashing into a parked tipper at high speed.
“Sumanth, who was driving, and Shankar Reddy who were sitting in the front, died on the spot due to severe injuries while Pavan Kumar who was rushed to hospital at ECIL in a 108 ambulance, succumbed while undergoing treatment later,” informed Keesara inspector J Narender Goud.
In the other incident, at Vanasthalipuram, two engineering students died while their friend suffered injuries when their scooter was hit by a truck on Sagar Road. The deceased were identified as K Rohit, a final year computer science student at CVR Engineering College and his friend Vishal.
Police said that Rohit had left his house in Nacharam for college in the morning. Rohit and his friends Vishal and Gowtham Reddy were travelling to the latter’s place on a scooter when, near Krishnaveni Junior College, a borewell lorry dashed their scooter from the rear. “All three fell on the floor. Rohit and Vishal were mowed by the truck while Gowtham received bleeding injuries and was rushed to hospital,” Vanasthalipuram inspector K Satyanarayana said.
A case was registered against the truck driver under section 304-a and 337 of the IPC. The accused has been taken into custody.

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