Karimnagar, Feb 9 : Five members of a family were killed when a speeding lorry rammed an auto-rickshaw at Gangadhara mandal in the district in wee hours on Sunday.
The speeding granite-laden lorry smashed into an auto-rickshaw coming from the opposite direction near Kurikkal of Gangadhara mandal, killing four people on the spot.
Another person succumbed in hospital. The deceased were identified as Mekala Narsaiah, his son Babu, brother Banaiah, brother's son Shekhar and nephew and autorickshaw driver Gaddam Anjaiah, police said. All the victims hailed from Kodimyal mandal. (UNI)