Four killed in road accident
shattering impact:The mangled remains of the car which rammed into a container at Ganapavaram on NH.5 on Friday
Four persons were killed in a road accident that took place at Ganapavaram crossroads on National Highway 5 in the early hours of Friday. Three others, including a woman, who was injured in the accident, were battling for their lives at the Government General Hospital here. The passengers were travelling to Chennai from West Bengal.
The accident took place when the Multi Purpose Vehicle in which they were travelling rammed into a container parked on the highway.
Deputy Superintendent of Police, Narsaraopet division, K. Nageswara Rao said that the accident took place at 5.30 am. A police source said the driver could have dozed off just for a second, before crashing into the speed controlling barricades and ramming into the container.
Two persons died on the spot while two others succumbed to injuries in the hospital.
Police and the trauma care personnel at the Casualty ward in GGH had a tough time ascertaining the antecedents of the passengers. A relative of the passengers is arriving from Chennai to GGH.
Five persons have been identified. They were Seetharam Santhosh, Harshat Singh, Muktha Behere, Swarajit Kaur and Murshad Ali. Four killed in road accident - The Hindu