Hyderabad: Three persons were killed and two others were injured on Monday when a speeding SUV collided into a car from the opposite direction near Shamirpet on the outskirts of Hyderabad.

The SUV was en route from Telangana’s Karimnagar to Hyderabad when it overturned and hit the divider. The accident took place after the driver of the SUV lost control, stated the police. Meanwhile, out of the three deceased persons who were killed on the spot, one was a woman. The injured includes the car driver and a boy whose health condition is said to be critically injured. They are currently admitted to the Gandhi Hospital.

In yet another accident on July 31, seven family members from Karnataka’s Dharwad district died in an accident on Pune-Bengaluru Highway near Kashil village in Maharashtra. The exact location of the accident was the Kolhapur-Satara stretch of the Bengaluru-Pune National Highway No 4, stated a report. Of the seven who died, three were children, two were men and two were women. While six people died on the spot, a three-year-old child succumbed to injuries at a hospital.