Barakathgudem (Suryapet): Two persons died and six others injured when the car in which they were travelling was hit by an oncoming Volvo bus on NH-65 at Bharakathgudem of Munagala mandal in the district in the early hours of Friday.
The ill-fated Mahindra car which rammed into oncoming Valvo bus on NH-65 at Bharakathgudem on Friday
The deceased were identified as car driver Atthikonda Raju (40) and Chanupalli Uma Maheshwari (64) of Miyapur of Hyderabad. According to the police, the ill fated Mahindra car bearing number TS07FE2430, was going towards Vijayawada from Hyderabad, while the Volvo was coming from Vijayawada to Hyderabad. Police believe that the car driver fall asleep and lost control over the vehicle.
On information Munagala SI G.Nagesh along with staff rushed to the spot and took up rescue operations. All the injured were shifted to the Government hospital in Kodad for treatment. Later they were shifted to Hyderbad for better treatment.
Kodad DSP B. Sudharshan Reddy, Munagala CI Shivashankar Goud visited the spot and enquired about the accident. Dead bodies were shifted to Government hospital in Kodad for autopsy. Munagala SI Nagesh registered a case and took up investigation.