Latur, March 9: Two persons were killed and three injured when a car crashed into an eatery on a highway in Maharashtra's Latur district on Saturday, police said. The accident occurred on the Nagpur-Ratnagiri highway at Ausa in the morning, an official said.

Four persons were travelling to Latur from Hyderabad in a car when the driver lost control of the vehicle while trying to avoid hitting an autorickshaw that suddenly came its way, he said. A CCTV footage of the accident that surfaced on social media shows the car crashing into an eatery. Bhiwandi Road Accident: Two Killed, Three Injured As Auto Rickshaw Rams Into Divider in Maharashtra, Video Surfaces.

Car Crashes Into Eatery in Latur

Wajid Khan Pathan and Sohail Shaikh, who were travelling in the car, died on the spot, while two other occupants of the vehicle and a boy who was at the spot were injured, the official said. The deceased men were residents of Latur, he said.