Chittoor: Six persons lost their lives in a road accident in this district on Thursday.
According to information, a van carrying a marriage party was hit by a container vehicle near Vengalaraja Kandriga under the Renigunta mandal of this district.
While five persons died on the spot, another succumbed to injuries in the hospital. Ten more were injured in the accident and they were rushed to the Ruia hospital in Tirupati. It is being said that the marriage party was going from Tirupati towards Chennai when the accident occurred.
Police said all the deceased and injured belonged to Tirupati.