Doctor killed in Kattangur road mishap

Doctor killed in Kattangur road mishap

THE HANS INDIA |   Aug 15,2017 , 02:06 AM IST

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Kattangur: Death was instant for two passengers while other two suffered critical injuries in a gruesome accident that took place on Monday on National Highway-65 at Erasanigudem of Kattangur mandal.

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The deceased were identified as former MLA and revolutionary leader Omkar’s son Dr Vijaykumar and his aunt, Savitramma.

According to the Kattangur police, Dr Vijaykumar, who works at a hospital in Bhadradri-Kothagudem district, was driving towards Hyderabad along with his wife Jhansi, aunt Savitramma and servant maid Shobha. When they reached Earsanigudem, the car hit the rear side of an oil tanker killing Dr Vijaykumar and Savitramma instantaneously.

While doctor’s wife Jhansi, who suffered grave injuries, was shifted to Hyderabad after first aid at Kamineni hospital of Narketpally. The servant maid, whose leg got fractured, is undergoing treatment at Kamineni hospital.

Meanwhile, Nakrekal MLA Vemula Veeresham who was on his way to Nakrekal informed the local police about the incident and helped in shifting the injured to Kamineni hospital for treatment.

The deceased were shifted to Nakrekal government hospital for post-mortem. Sub-inspector Ranjith registered a case and took up the investigation.