HYDERABAD: Two people were killed when a high-end car went out of control and hit them, killing them on the spot at Banjara Hills Road No.2 in the city limits, late on Sunday night.
The incident occurred when the victims were crossing the road when the speeding vehicle mowed them down. As per police reports, both of them were employees at Rainbow hospital. One of them was identified as Ayodhya Rai and Devendra Kumar from Uttar Pradesh and Odisha respectively.
Police said the car was driven by one Rohith Goud (27) owner of a real estate firm. Another person named Suman (29) was also in the car with Rohith. It is reported that after the accident, Rohith was caught by the police near the Jubilee Hills Check Post when he tried to escape after the incident occurred.
The police have shifted the bodies to the Osmania General Hospital morgue for postmortem and taken both the accused into custody.
The police have booked a case of negligence leading to death and are investigating the matter. They suspect that Rohith was driving in an inebriated condition and was also overspeeding when the accident occurred.