Hyderabad: Two persons died on the spot after a rashly driven truck went out of control and fell on their scooter at Shabad mandal in Rangareddy district on the city outskirts late on Wednesday night. Police suspect the truck driver was in an inebriated condition.
The victims were identified as P.Pavan (18) from Shabad and M.Vikranth (18), both bike mechanics and friends.
The incident occurred when the two were proceeding from Sardar Nagar towards Shabad, with Pavan driving the scooter.
According to the police, when they reached near a liquor outlet in Sardar Nagar, a truck which was just behind them, driven in a rash and negligent manner, went out of control, skidded on the road and overturned, falling on them.
“Both died on the spot. The truck was removed and the traffic cleared,” said an official.
The truck driver, who too was injured in the mishap, is suspected to have been driving under the influence of alcohol.
The Shabad police have booked a case.
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