In a ghastly road accident, three bus passengers were killed and five injured when a private travels bus rammed into a stationary lorry at Maddurapadu village of Kavali Mandal in Nellore district on Thursday.
Police said that the ill-fated private travels bus was on its way to Bangalore from Visakhapatnam. The bus was going on a high speed when the accident occurred.
The deceased were identified as Samavedam Suryakumari (65), Tadinada Pranish (25) and Ramadasu (55). The bus driver while overtaking a lorry rammed into the stationary lorry due to poor visibility in view of thick fog.
The injured were shifted to the government hospital in Kavali. In another accident, 10 passengers of a private travels bus were injured when the bus overturned at Allugunda of Veldurthi Mandal in Kurnool district. The bus was proceeding to Bangalore from Hyderabad when the accident occurred.