Andhra Pradesh: Two persons were killed and one was seriously injured in a road accident on Mandasa Mandal Kottapalli National Highway on Sunday, the dead being Yalamala Kiran (35) and Madi Jasmini (8). According to the police, Yalamala Kiran, a year old from Bhairipuram village of Kavita Mandal, Maddi Vishnupriya of Belupada village of Ichhapuram mandal and her daughter Jasmini were going from Palasa to Ichhapuram.
They were traveling on the Kottapalli National Highway when a car with registration number OD02BN8282 heading towards Aska Road in Odisha from Simhachalam hit the Scooty. This has caused the three who were traveling on the Scooty to fly off the road. Kiran died on the spot after sustaining a severe head injury. Vishnupriya and Jasmine were seriously injured. Locals rushed the injured to the Palasa Community Health Center where the baby Jasmini died. Vishnupriya was shifted to RIMS in Srikakulam as his condition was critical.
Mandasa SI Kota Venkatesh who went to the spot and registered the case had said the incident was being investigated. Five Odisha residents were killed when a car belonging to Odisha fell into a culvert at the same place last year. Locals are calling for the area to be identified as a danger zone and warnings to be issued in the event of a series of accidents.