In a tragic incident, D. Anand Rao, 48, an Additional Public Prosecutor of Ranga Reddy District Court, and his 12-year-old son Jayanth were killed in a car-lorry collision while they were proceeding to perform the funeral of Rao's father in Khammam after Tuesday midnight.

The accident occurred on the Suryapet-Khammam highway near Tallampadu village. The car carrying Anand Rao and his family members was on its way to Khammam from Hyderabad when a speeding sand-laden lorry collided head on with the vehicle. Four other family members were injured in the accident. The injured including the wife, daughter, mother-in-law and brother-in-law of Anand Rao, were taken to the district headquarters hospital, sources said.