Chittoor: Four persons were killed on the spot and four others sustained serious injuries when a tempo-traveller was hit by a private travels bus near Madavan Garden in Bangarupalyam, 28 km from Chittoor.
4 die as tempo, bus collide
According Chittoor SP Rajasekhara Babu, a group of pilgrims consisting of nine members of Kasaragod, Kerala state, were travelling in a tempo-traveller to visit Tirumala. The SP said when the driver of ill-fated vehicle reportedly tried to overtake a container passing towards Tirupati, a private travels bus coming in opposite direction speedily hit the tempo.
A message was passed to Kerala State DGP for due follow-up. After completion of the post-mortem, all the four bodies were handed over to the kin of the deceased, the SP added. A case was registered in Bangarupalem police station.