Telugu Politics

Five killed as SUV overturns in Telangana

Five persons were killed and 15 were injured when an overloaded SUV overturned early Monday in Jogulamba Gadwal district of Telangana, said.

The victims were workers returning home after night duty at a cotton ginning factory in Gadwal town.

The accident occurred near Parcharla on Dharur-Gonupadu road when the workers were returning to their village Chinnapadu in a Bolero.

The injured were admitted to a in Gadwal, where the condition of three of them was stated to be critical.

A police officer said the vehicle was carrying more people than its seating capacity. The driver allegedly was drowsy and was also driving the vehicle at a high speed.

of the victims alleged that the ginning mill had arranged one vehicle for 20 workers and this led to the tragedy.

Source- IANS Agency