An autorickshaw driver and his six-year-old daughter were killed when another autorickshaw collided head on with the vehicle near Kusumanchi on Thursday.

The deceased were identified as Bukya Ramesh, 32, and his daughter Sandhya, 6, of Raju Tanda of Kusumanchi mandal.

Sources said that Ramesh died on the spot when an autorickshaw rammed into his vehicle on Khammam-Suryapet main road on the outskirts of Kusumanchi. Sandhya, who was travelling in the ill-fated autorickshaw along with her father, suffered critical injuries in the accident.

Case registered

She was taken to a super-specialty hospital in Khammam where she succumbed to the wounds two hours later, sources added.

Six passengers of another autorickshaw also sustained injuries under the impact of the collision.

A case was registered.