7 Killed in Accident Involving Two Trucks, Bus in Andhra Pradesh


Last Updated: February 10, 2024, 12:23 IST

A case under IPC Section 304 was registered. (Image: Representative/PTI)

A case under IPC Section 304 was registered. (Image: Representative/PTI)

The accident occurred around 2 am today when a truck transporting cattle to Srikalahasti was hit from behind by another truck carrying iron

The toll in the accident involving two trucks and a private bus at Musunuru in Nellore district early on Saturday rose to seven.

The accident occurred around 2 am today when a truck transporting cattle to Srikalahasti was hit from behind by another truck carrying iron, police said.

“The driver of the iron-laden truck lost control of the vehicle and crashed into the private bus coming in the opposite direction,” Kavali sub-divisional police officer Venkata Ramana said.

Four people died on the spot, he said, adding that three more died in Nellore government hospital.

A case under IPC Section 304 was registered. Meanwhile, Andhra Pradesh Governor S Abdul Nazeer expressed anguish and profound grief over the mishap.

The Governor offered his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members, said a press release from Raj Bhavan.

(This story has not been edited by News18 staff and is published from a syndicated news agency feed – PTI)

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