Staff Reporter

VIJAYAWADA: Two women were killed in a road accident near Mahanadu junction on Thursday evening.

The accident reportedly occurred when K. Susmitha, 24, of SVR Centre in Ramavarappadu, was on her way to Benz Circle along with her elder sister K. Sunitha, 26, on a moped.

When the moped reached near Mahanadu junction, a speeding lorry coming from behind and allegedly hit the two-wheeler, killing Susmitha on the spot. Sunitha was rushed to the hospital, where she succumbed to severe injuries.

The police said that both the sisters were on their way to Benz Circle for shopping. The lorry driver is absconding.

The Patamata police registered a case and sent the bodies for a post-mortem.