4 Dead In Car Accident En Route To Warangal
Four persons were charred to death when the car they were travelling in caught fire after ramming a divider on ORR at Peddamberpet toll gate in the wee hours of Monday.
Hyderabad | 5th December 2016
Four persons were charred to death when the Maruti Alto car they were travelling in caught fire after ramming a divider on the Outer Ring Road (ORR) at Peddamberpet toll gate in the wee hours of Monday. The accident occurred at around 4:45 am.
As per the Warangal Police, five persons from the Warangal district were travelling to the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Shamshabad give a farewell of one of them - Bhaskar, an IT professional travelling to Coimbatore. After sending off Bhaskar, the remaining four were heading back to Warangal.
"It is not yet clearly known what triggered the accident. What we do know is that the car hit the median on ORR before ramming into railings along the highway. From initial investigations, we are guessing that the petrol tank of the vehicle burst, which caused to the fire," they said.
The bodies were decimated beyond recognition. The victims were later identified as Shashidhar, Raju, Shiva and Srikanth, all hailing from Warangal. As per sources, they were running a multi-speciality hospital there.
Police broke the news of accident to Bhaskar, who landed at Coimbatore airport by 8 am. Since the bodies got charred, investigators decided to get a Forensic examination done at the accident spot. Forensic doctors reached the spot and began their investigations.
Further, the doctors said that they would do a DNA fingerprinting test to ID the bodies if the relatives do not recognise them based on the clothes they wore.
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