One person was killed and eight others were injured in a road accident that took place at Rimmanaguda village in Gajwel mandal of Medak district in the early hours of Sunday.

According to Circle Inspector T. Amrutha Reddy, an RTC bus going to Hyderabad from Godavarikhani in Karimnagar district lost control and turned turtle while trying to overtake a lorry at Rimmanaguda, resulting in the accident. One person was killed on the spot and he was identified as Suryanarayanamurthy (60) who was working in survey department of Singareni Colleiries. The injured were shifted to hospital. Gajwel police have registered a case and are investigating.