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Updated February 6th, 2024 at 13:45 IST

Live Fish Ruthlessly Crushed By Other Vehicles As Truck Carrying Flips On National Highway | WATCH

Viral: The fact that the live fish that had spilled into the road were ruthlessly smashed by passing vehicles is the most disturbing aspect of the footage.

Pritam Saha
Telangana: Truck transporting fish overturned on highway, live fish were brutally crushed by other vehicles
Telangana: Truck transporting fish overturned on highway, live fish were brutally crushed by other vehicles | Image:X
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Telangana: On Tuesday morning, a truck transporting live fish overturned on the road close to Wanaparthy National Highway in Telangana due to the driver's loss of control. At around 5:30 a.m. early in the morning, the truck was moving from the dock toward Pebbair Road. The truck overturned on the National Highway when the driver lost control of the vehicle around the midway point.

Mercilessly Smashed By Passing Vehicles

Luckily, no fatalities were reported. Nevertheless, there was significant damage to the truck. Minor injuries are said to have escaped the driver. The vehicle carrying the live fish spilled over the road, briefly causing traffic to be disrupted. The fact that the live fish that had spilled into the road were ruthlessly smashed by passing vehicles is the most disturbing aspect of the footage. 

On Tuesday, a user of X—previously Twitter—posted the video. "A truck loaded with fishes went out of control and overturned on the National Highway in Wanaparthy, during the early hours of Tuesday," the video's caption says. "Several tonnes of live fishes spread all over the road and are seen crushed by the other vehicles." 

 Telangana: live fish were mercilessly crushed by other cars.

Fresh Catch For Locals

Tuesday, when a truck carrying fish overturned and spilled its load in the middle of the road, the surrounding locals landed a fresh catch in the middle of the National Highway. As news of the accident spread, more and more people arrived at the scene as tons of fish crashed down on the highway. When they saw that there were fresh fish available for catching, they went into a frenzy, gathering the fish with their bare hands and stuffing them into gunny sacks before fleeing with their treasure.

At the unusual sight, cars on the highway also came to a stop, and many of the drivers stepped out to pick their way through the scattering fish. They loaded their catch into their cars and went away. 

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Published February 6th, 2024 at 13:19 IST

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