Krishna: Three persons lost their lives and other 9 persons sustained severe injured in a road accident in Vadlamannadu village in Krishna district here on Sunday.
The mishap occurred when an auto trying to overtake a lorry hit a coming vehicle. While speaking to ANI, T Srinivas, Gudlavalleru Mandal’s SI said that, “A group of labourers from Jinjeru village of Krishna district were going to Gudlavalleru’s Vadlamannadu village for work. They were travelling in an auto. When they were about to reach their destination, the auto driver tried to overtake a lorry and accidentally hit a vehicle.”
He further added that, “There were a total of 12 persons including the driver in the auto. Three persons died on the spot. Their bodies are sent to Gudivada government hospital for post-mortem. 9 others, including the auto driver, have been sent to Machilipatnam government general hospital. They met with minor injuries and all are safe”.
“The police registered FIR with crime number 70/21 under sections 304A, 337 IPC. Further investigation is underway,” he said.