Four persons were killed and three others injured in a road accident that occurred at Venkatapur in Medak district on Monday.

According to Medak (Rural) Circle Inspector K. Ramakrishna, a tractor carrying electric poles from Kantoor sub-station to Sheripally village along with labourers lost control at Venkatapur and overturned resulting in the death of three labourers and the driver.

They died instantly as the electric poles fell on them.

The deceased were identified as Ch. Muthyalu, Ch. Jagan, N. Srinu and T Narasimhulu, driver of the tractor.

All of them were aged between 20 and 25 and belonged to Sangaipally village in Chinnakodur mandal.

The injured were shifted to Medak Government Hospital for treatment.

The bodies of the deceased were also shifted to the hospital for post-mortem. Medak rural police have registered a case and are investigating.