Tirupati: A minimum of 12 individuals had been killed when a container trailer-truck crushed an Omni van and two different automobiles after its brakes failed in Andhra Pradesh’s Chittoor district on Friday, police mentioned.
The accident occurred close to Mogili Ghat on Chittoor-Bengaluru freeway at round 7 p.m.
The container crushed an Omni van, an auto-rickshaw and a two-wheeler coming from wrong way, apparently because of brake failure.
The deceased embrace 9 members of the identical household, together with 4 ladies, travelling within the van.
Container driver and two males on a bike had been additionally killed within the crash. Few others had been injured who had been rushed to a close-by hospital.
In line with eyewitnesses, the impression of the collision was such that the automobiles had been decreased to mangled items of steel.