Mumbai, 25 May (HS): Five people were killed and one person was injured in a truck-tempo collision at 4 am on Thursday near Malegaon on the Hingoli-Nanded highway in Hingoli district. The injured person has been admitted to the district hospital at Kalamanuri.
According to the police, the tempo driver was going towards Nanded after loading sheep from Kalamanuri when he dozed off, due to which the vehicle lost control and rammed into the truck. The tempo was blown away.
On getting information about the accident, Inspector Baijnath Munde of Kalamanuri Police Station reached the spot along with the police team and started relief and rescue operations. In this incident, the deceased has been identified as Salman Ali Moula Ali, Satyanarayan Balai, Lalu Meena, Kadir Mewati, and Alam Ali. Of these, one was from Rajasthan and four were natives of Madhya Pradesh. One injured in the accident has been shifted from the district hospital at Kalamanuri to Nanded Government Hospital. In this horrific accident, 150 sheep aboard the tempo also died.
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