Two killed, 1 hurt as lorry hits pedestrians in Telangana

Insight Online News

Siddipet, Nov 7 : Two labourers were killed on the spot and another seriously injured when a speeding lorry lost control and hit them while they were walking on the roadside at Rayapole village in this district on Monday.

Police said when a group of women consisting of 10 members, all labourers, were walking on the roadside while going to their work place, a speeding lorry, which lost control, knocked down after hitting an electricity pole, killing two labourers and another sustained serious injuries.

The injured woman K Rajamai was admitted to Gajwel Government hospital for treatment.

The deceased were identified as T Syamala (39) and C Kavitha (35).

A case has been registered and an investigation is underway, police added.

Meanwhile, the relatives of the victims held dharna by squatting on the road and demanded justice for the victims.

UNIINDIA

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