Thirty-year-old K. Naga Venkata Sailaja and her baby K. Sai Nandini (six-months) died in a road accident on the town outskirts on Thursday.

The accident occurred when the car in which the victims were travelling, lost control and hit a tree before it fell into a roadside canal, near Sultan Nagaram village.

Her husband and the vehicle driver escaped with simple indjuries, said Machilipatnam Rural SI G.V. Satyanarayana.