Four killed, four others injured in road accident at Araku

Visakhapatnam: Four people died while four others suffered serious injuries in a collision between three two-wheelers near Tummagudli panchayat of Araku mandal in Alluri Sitarama Raju district on Friday night.

The accident occurred at around 10:30 pm when the victims were returning after Maha Shivaratri fest held in Nandivalasa. According to police, the three motorcycles collided with each other on the route between Dummagudri and Ganjaiguda villages.

The deceased have been identified as Buridi Hari (22) and Amalakant (19) from Chinalabudu panchayat, Trinath (32) and Bhargav (4) from Manjaguda in Lotheru panchayat. Two critically injured persons, Dundili Mohana Rao and Gubai Simhadri, were shifted to Visakhapatnam's King George Hospital (KGH) for treatment. The condition of two other youths involved in the accident is also said to be critical.

Araku district sub-inspector Santosh informed Deccan Chronicle that the two bikes traveling in opposite direction collided head-on, and the third bike hit the wreckage. All four occupants of the first two bikes were dead. Two injured victims were shifted to KGH for treatment on Saturday.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle )
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