Nalgonda: A van laden with liquor stock overturned when the driver attempted to negotiate a curve at Settipalem crossroads in Vemulapalli mandal here in the district. The incident occurred on Thursday morning.

The vehicle was transporting liquor to Miryalguda from Nalgonda town. The driver told the police that he swerved the vehicle to his left only to avert possible collision with the another vehicle which was coming from the opposition direction.

The major stock of the beer cartons were damaged. The onlookers and bystanders attempted to grab some beer bottles strewn all over the road. However, the police rushed to the spot and controlled the situation.

A case has been registered against the driver for negligent driving. The loss of the liquor bottles is estimated at Rs 3 lakh.