Road rage claimed five lives and left many more injured in Jadcharla of Mahabubnagar district on Saturday evening. According to the police, a lorry rammed into an autorickshaw on the Jadcharla road. Five persons died on the spot, while several others suffered grievous injuries. The condition of some of the injured persons is stated to be critical. The injured persons have been rushed to the nearest hospital, where they are being treated. The victims are all from Bandamedipalli village and are dailywagers. The mishap occurred while they were returning from work.

According to eyewitnesses, rash driving by the lorry is said to have caused the mishap. Further details are awaited.