Guntur, Jul 1: Five people of a family were killed and seven injured, when their car rammed into a stationary lorry at NTR Circle in the district of Chilakaluripet on Monday.
Police said that 11 members of the family went to hill shrine Tirumala on pilgrimage from Palcole in West Godavari district. When they were going back to town, their car rammed into a stationary lorry, killing Venkateswara Rao, his wife Surya Bhavani, daughter Sonakshi, son Giteswar and brother Anand Kumar instantaneously.
The injured Sai Kiran, Sai Durga Tulasi, Divvya, Anantha Lakshmi, Tejaswar and driver of the vehicle Manikanta were shifted to the government hospital in Chilakaluripet.
Later they were shifted to a private hospital for a better treatment where the condition Sai Kiran is said to be very critical. Police said that the driver of the ill-fated car dozed off at the driving wheel which led to the ghastly accident. (UNI)