Five People Dead in Car-Truck Collision in Nalgonda

Tragic accident on National Highway leaves one survivor in critical condition

Nalgonda: At least five out of six people died after a car collided with a lorry on a National Highway near Miryalguda of Nalgonda district on Sunday night, said police.
According to Miryalguda Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Venkatagiri, The five deceased include two minors.
"The incident happened at about 11 PM yesterday. Six people belonging to one family including 2 sisters, their husbands and two children, one of each were involved in the accident. Among the victims, one boy is about 1 year old and another girl is about five years old," DSP Venkatagir said.The victims are identified as the natives of Nandipad village near Miryalguda town, Nalgonda.
"They were returning from a pilgrimage in their car and were very close to their house. As they were travelling, a stray dog suddenly came over the National Highway. The driver Machander 32 years age who intended to save that dog lost control over the car and hit the road median. The car crossed the median towards the other side of the road. At the same time, one heavy vehicle lorry hit the car," DSP Venkatagir said.
"Out of 6 people who were travelling, 5 people died on the spot. Many parts of the car went in on the impact of the hit. Only one woman survived, she is unconscious and now getting treatment in Nalgonda hospital," he added.
DSP Venkatagiri in conclusion said that a case has been registered. The driver of the heavy vehicle ran away from the scene earlier, however, he was caught later.
Further Investigation is going on.

( Source : ANI )
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