Six persons were killed and nine others suffered injuries when the lorry they were travelling in overturned after colliding with a car at Narkhuda village near Shamshabad here on Sunday evening.
According to Shamshabad Deputy Commissioner of Police N Prakash Reddy, the accident took place around 5.30 p.m. when the victims, along with around 30 co-workers, were returning to Sultanpalli after purchasing vegetables from Shamshabad. They are natives of Odisha and Chhattisgarh and used to work at various brick kilns in Sultanpalli village.
When they reached Narkhuda, the lorry hit a car coming in the opposite direction and turned turtle, as a result the workers came under the lorry. “Three persons, who were seriously injured, died. They were identified as Sahadev (40), hailing from Odisha and Hasthu (45) and Parmanand (52), hailing from Jagdalpur of Chhattisgarh. Others who were trapped under the vehicle were pulled out and rushed to nearby hospitals,” Mr. Reddy said. Three others were run over by the car and they were identified as Krupa Suna (40), Gopal Deep (45) and Kala Kumar (25) from Bolangir in Odisha.