Scorpio accident kills 5 in Wanaparthy

Scorpio was coming to Hyderabad when the accident took place

Hyderabad, Nov 19, 2016: Five persons were killed and another person sustained serious injuries in a Scorpio accident in Wanaparthy district this morning.

The killed were identified as Janardhan, Nagaraju, Venkatesh, Pawan Kumar and Sekhar. They all belonged to Gudibanda and Rachala villages of Addakula Mandalam in Mahabubnagar district.

The speeding Scorpio vehicle, travelling from Tirupati to Hyderabad carrying six persons, lost control and hit a road divider at a sharp curve on the national highway at Amadabaakula in Kothakota Mandalam.

The vehicle then overturned multiple times before drifting itself on to the sideways finally. Reports said four persons died on the spot and another person died while undergoing treatment in hospital.

Locals, who reached the Scorpio accident spot first, called the police. Senior police officials have visited the spot.

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