Crime and Accident

Four killed in auto-truck crash

Four killed in auto-truck crash

Hyderabad: Four persons were killed when a lorry collided with an auto-rickshaw today in Bhadadri Kothagudem district of Telangana, police said.

The mishap took place at around 6.30 am in Aswapuram mandal of the district when a speeding lorry crashed into an auto-rickshaw coming from the opposite direction.

The impact of the crash was so powerful that the auto driver and three passengers travelling in the three-wheeler died on the spot, Aswapuram Police Station Sub-Inspector Santosh said.

The lorry driver has been taken into custody and is being questioned, he said.

—PTI