Five members of a family were killed after the car in which they were travelling collided with a lorry on the Srisailam-Hyderabad Highway on Monday afternoon, police said.
The family of five was on their way back to Warangal after visiting the Srisailam temple when their car collided with a lorry coming from the opposite direction, which was negotiating a right turn.
The incident took place in the limits of Amangal police station.
Narasimha Reddy, Circle Inspector, Amangal Police Station said: "In the accident, five members in the car died on the spot. The driver survived because he was wearing a seat belt. All the deceased have been shifted to a local hospital for a postmortem examination."
A case under Section 304-A IPC has been registered and a probe is on.
A search has been launched to arrest the lorry driver who fled from the spot after the accident, police said.
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