Special Correspondent

KADAPA: Three persons were killed and three others sustained severe injuries when two lorries collided head on between Bhoomayapalle and Kummarakottala in Khajipet town on Thursday morning.

The victims were trapped in the cabins of a Rajasthan lorry coming from Kadapa to Mydukur and another lorry carrying iron pipes from Bethamcherla in Kurnool district. The lorries were badly mangled due to the impact of collision. The two drivers died on the spot and a cleaner succumbed to injuries on way to hospital.