In a tragic road accident, five persons were killed in Chittoor district on Monday.
Lorry rams into auto-rickshaw killing five in Chittoor district
The mishap took place in Bucchinayadu Kandriga mandal when a speeding lorry collided into an auto-rickshaw at the 10th mile of forest check post.
The deceased bodies were sent to a government hospital in Srikalahasti for post-mortem.
The accident occurred while they were heading home after offering prayers at Srikalahasti on the occasion of Mahasivaratri festival.
A case has been registered and the police are investigating.