Hyderabad: Six persons were killed in two separate incidents in the two Telugu States today. Three persons were killed in a road accident when the speeding car rammed a stationary lorry on Rajiv Rahadari near Pragnapur in Siddipet district in the early hours of Monday.
The victims were on their way back home after attending a function of “Tupaki Ramudu” Telugu movie held in Hyderabad on Sunday night. The movie was produced by Manakondur MLA, Rasamayi Balakishan. A number of Balakishan’s followers from Manakondur area have attended the pre-release function. On their way back home, the SUV they were traveling in hit a parked lorry on the roadside. Three of them died on the spot, while four others have sustained injuries in the incident.
The deceased were identified as Mallesham (35), Janardhan Reddy (50) and Prabhakar Reddy (50), residents of Vegurupally village of Manakondur Mandal. Mallesham is the sarpanch of the village and the rest were also associated with TRS Party. The injured Pullaiah, Goverdhan, Devendar Reddy, and Shankar also hail from the same village. The injured were rushed to Hyderabad for better treatment after providing first aid at Area Hospital, Gajwel. A case has been registered by Gajwel Police.
In an accident in Kadapa district of AP, three persons lost their lives when the car in which they were traveling, hit a lorry coming in the opposite direction. The decased were identified as Dasari Manemma (45), her elder son Saikiran (19) and the driver Pavan Kalyan (25). Railway Koduru police reached the spot and sent the bodies to the hospital for post mortem.