Nellore: Six persons of a marriage party including the bride were killed in a road accident in this district on Sunday.
According to information, the accident occurred at Atakanithippa village near the Sri Harikota Space Research Centre. The marriage party was returning from the marriage of the girl in a lorry when the vehicle somersaulted. Witnesses said that drunken driving was the reason for the accident. The dead include a four year old girl and the driver.
The marriage was performed in a temple. After the marriage, the marriage party was returning home. However, the driver was reportedly taking the lorry towards the Space Centre, instead of Nellore. When members of the party noticed it, they shouted at the driver. The driver tried to turn the lorry in a hurry and it has turned turtle.