Hyderabad: Four people were killed in a car crash near Manakondur police station in the early hours of Friday morning. Four of the five people in the car died instantly, while another sustained serious injuries.
A car speeding up the victims was moving from Khammam to Karimnagar when it collided with a tree along the road near Manakondur police station.
Koppula Balaji Sridhar, Koppula Srinivas Rao, Sridhar and car driver Hinduri Jalander died instantly. Penchala Srinivas Rao was seriously injured and was sent to a private hospital in Karimnagar for treatment.
The victims are said to be residents of Jyothinagar of Karimnagar. They were on their way back to Karimnagar after attending a 10-day memorial service for a cousin in Kallur, Khammam district.
Balaji Sridhar worked as a lawyer in Peddapalli Court while Srinivas worked as an executive engineer in the Panchayatraj division in the Rajanna-Sircilla district.
The deceased was sent to Karimnagar Hospital for a post-mortem examination, and the police have lodged a case for further investigation.
Source: The Siasat Daily