One person was killed and four others injured after a car lost control and fell from a flyover in Hyderabad Saturday.
The mishap took place when the car which was speeding at 104 km/hour lost control and fell off the flyover at Biodiversity Junction in Hyderabad’s Raidurgam after it crashed into the divider, PTI reported quoting police officials. The car driver sustained injuries and was admitted to the intensive care unit of a hospital in the city.
In the video, it can be seen that there was regular vehicular movement on the street below the flyover when the car falls off the bridge, rolls over twice before landing on a few people gathered at the spot. While some people were able to run away from the spot, the car landed directly on one person and uprooted a tree.
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation Mayor announced ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh to the kin of the deceased woman and medical assistance to those who were injured. The flyover has been closed for the next three days on the direction of Telangana Municipal Administration minister K T Rama Rao.
A case relating to charges of causing death due to negligence has registered against the driver. The Cyberabad police officials told PTI that preliminary investigations showed that the car was traveling at a speed of 104km/hour against the prescribed limit of 40km/hour on the flyover.
-with PTI inputs
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