Andhra Pradesh: On Thursday, two persons were killed and three others were injured in a road accident on the Interstate National Highway at Rawadapeta in Narsanpet mandal. According to police and eyewitnesses, 50-year-old Chintu Rama Rao of Dariwada village of Jalumuru mandal, who makes a living by trading in salt in a goods auto, collided with an auto coming from the front near Rawadapeta on Thursday. Govinda fell into Rao's auto, and Rama Rao got trapped under the auto and died on the spot.
Dasari Shyamsundara Rao (17), an inter-student of Sarvakotta Mandal Kottur, died during treatment. Auto driver Govinda Rao of Bhargava, Simhadri and Burada Kotturu were injured in the same incident. Narsanpet Essay V. Satyanarayana inspected the spot and registered a case and is investigating further. With the death of Shyamsundara Rao tragedy struck in Koddapanasa Panchayat Kottur. In a similar horrific road accident on the national highway at Kattipudi in Sankhavaram mandal of East Godavari district, two persons were killed on the spot when a car and a lorry collided with a parked lorry and the condition of the other three is said to be critical. . On Thursday morning, the lorry which was stopped was hit by a speeding car, killing two people on the spot and injuring another in the incident. The accident took place when an Innova car traveling from Rajahmundry to Visakhapatnam collided with a lorry.
After getting information from the local people, the police reached the spot and carried out relief work. The three injured were taken to the hospital by ambulance. The deceased have been identified as Patnala Ramu and Ramana (21), residents of Rajahmundry. "The bodies have been sent to the hospital for postmortem and a case has been registered and investigation is on," police said.