On Friday morning a lorry hit an auto near MITS Engineering College in Suryapet district and at least four people died in the accident and many others were injured.
The injured were immediately rushed to the nearby government hospital along with the help of locals present on the spot.
“In the accident, four people died on the spot while four others who were injured were taken to a nearby hospital. Out of the four injured, two are in a critical condition and two are out of danger. It looks like the incident took place because of the negligence driving of the lorry driver,” Sudharshan Reddy, DSP, Kodad, Suryapet, said.
All deceased were identified as the villagers of Chintapalli village in Mahaboobabad district. They were returning to their village this morning after visiting a dargah in Jampahad.
Further investigations are underway.