Hyderabad: Eight persons were killed and another injured when a car they were travelling in was involved in a mishap near a toll gate at Medchal on city outskirts, police said today.
The incident occurred last night when the four-wheeler hit a stationary lorry even as another speeding lorry hit it from the rear side after which the car got crushed between the two lorries resulting in the death of eight occupants, Medchal Police Station Inspector S Rajashekar Reddy told PTI.
“One person suffered injuries in the incident and has been shifted to a hospital,” he said.
The deceased, who were in their 20s and 30s, were from Sadashivpet in Medak district of Telangana, police said, adding they were on their way to attend a function to Kompally here.
Further investigation is on.