Three persons were killed and two others injured when a speeding SUV overturned and rammed a car coming from opposite direction near Shamirpet at the outskirts of Hyderabad on Monday. The accident was caught on camera.
According to the police, the SUV coming to Hyderabad from Karimnagar overturned and hit the divider as the driver lost control. Three persons, including a woman, in the car were killed on the spot.
The driver of the car and another young boy were said to be critically injured. They were taken to the state-run Gandhi Hospital in the city for treatment.
In another accident that took place in the state on Monday, a speeding car flew off the road in an attempt to avoid a cyclist, and landed atop a shop near Gundlapalli village in Karimnagar district.
The cyclist and three others who were present in the car were injured in the incident. Several people gathered to witness the bizarre scene that played out as the car remained stuck on the roof of the shop and a crane had to be called in to pull the vehicle down.
The impact of the accident was such that as soon as the car was pulled out, the remaining structure of the shop came crumbling down. The injured were shifted to Karimnagar town to avail treatment.