In a freak accident, a man was killed after an auto-rickshaw flung in the air and hit him in Hyderabadâ€™s Old City area on Sunday.
The incident occurred in Shamshergunj when 48-year-old Jangaiah, a daily wage labourer, was crossing the road.
The front wheel of the speeding three-wheeler lifted in the air and hit the pedestrian in the chest.
The wheel got detached, and the man was crushed under the vehicle and sustained grievous injuries.
The man succumbed to his injuries even before people could realise what was happening. The accident was caught on a CCTV camera installed in the area.
Police said the auto-rickshaw was overloaded with passengers. They have arrested the auto-rickshaw driver.
Watch a video of the incident here.
Pathetic scene at SamsheerGunj Old City #Hyderabad A passerby dies on the spot while crossing the road after auto hits victim. pic.twitter.com/NPraiNwZn2â€” kavitha Rao (@iamKavithaRao) January 22, 2017