Vizianagaram: Six persons were killed in a ghastly road accident in Achyutapuram Junction under Gurla mandal of this district on Sunday.
According to information, a jeep going at high speed lost control and hit a tree. All the deceased were occupants of the jeep which was going to Vizianagaram from Cheepurupalli. While four died on the spot, two died while being shifted to hospital and 15 others were injured.
Police said that the tyre of the jeep has burst when it was going at high speed and the vehicle lost control. They said the injured were shifted to hospital.
TWO KILLED IN PRAKASAM
Meanwhile, two persons died in a road accident in Prakasam district on Sunday morning.
According to police, the accident occurred when a lorry hit another stationary lorry. Two more were injured in the accident and the injured were rushed to the nearest hospital. (NSS)