A speeding RTC bus hit a parked truck near Peddambarpet of Hayatnagar close to the Outer Ring Road on Friday. The driver of the bus was killed in the accident and over 15 persons suffered serious injuries.
“The bus was coming from Bhadrachalam to Hyderabad at night. At around 1 am, it rammed into the truck. The driver slept off while driving the bus which led to the accident,” said Inspector Sreenu Bolishetty of Hayath nagar police station.
The driver A. Sunil, suffered critical injuries and died in hospital. Other injured persons have been rushed to the Sunrise Hospital in Hayatnagar.