7 die as lorry runs amok after tyre burst

THE HANS INDIA |   Jan 04,2018 , 02:47 AM IST

7 die as lorry runs amok after tyre burst
7 die as lorry runs amok after tyre burst

Kurnool: Seven people were killed and five others were seriously injured when a mini-lorry went out of control after one if its tyre exploded near Chinna Hothur in Aspari mandal on Wednesday.

According to the police, the victims have been identified as Govindamma, 55, Eeramma, 50, Narasamma, 45, Shaikamma, 45, Narayana, 35, Hanumantamma, 15 and Sravanthi, 10 of Kothapeta in Holagund mandal, who migrated to Nalgonda district in Telangana state.  

After the tyre burst, the mini-lorry went on the other side killing 7 people on the spot and injuring five others.  All the seriously injured were shifted to Adoni government hospital and their condition is said to be critical.