Hyderabad: A head constable of the Mattewada police in Waran-gal district and four of his family members including wife and son died when the SUV in which they were going to Srisailam rammed into a lorry at Amangal in Ranga Reddy district.
Except for the driver, none of the passengers had fastened their seat belts.
Police said head constable P. Durga Prasad, 55, his wife Vijaya Laxmi, 45, son P. Shantan, 25, sister Padmaja and brother-in-law Raju, 40, were in the SUV.
At about 3 pm, when the SUV reached the outskirts of Amangal, the car rammed into a lorry which was taking a turn on the main road.
Amangal sub-inspector A Malleshwar said: “The mishap occurred when car driver Khaleel failed to control the vehicle. He had fastened the seat belt, but the other occupants had not done so.”...