Hyderabad: In an extremely unfortunate incident, 15 people were killed and three injured after a tipper truck rammed into an auto-rickshaw in Adilabad district of Telangana.
The accident took place on late Saturday night.
Reportedly, in the tragic accident, the victims were crushed under the heavy load.
13 died on-the-spot
The accident occurred at Bagam village in Bhainsa Mandal in which 13 people were killed on the spot and two passed away on the way to the hospital.
The three injured have been rushed to the Nizamabad Hospital for immediate treatment.
How it happened?
The victims belonged to Bakar Mandal and Nanded district in Maharashtra and were travelling to the Pochamma Temple in Adilabad.
The accident happened as a truck rammed into an auto-rickshaw.
Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao expressed his sympathies and condolences over the death of human lives in the road accident and he instructed the officials to make arrangements for better treatment to the injured.