VIJAYAWADA: A 25-year-old youth was killed in a road accident at Guntupalli centre near Ibrahimpatnam on Wednesday.

The accident occurred at around 6.30 p.m. and the victim was identified as Nimmagadda Prasad, a resident of Ibrahimpatnam.

The police said Prasad was going towards Ibrahimpatnam on his motorcycle at a speed of about 120 km per hour. As a tipper blocked the road suddenly, Prasad tried to bring his bike to a sudden halt. As a result, the motorcycle swung on to the other side of the road and was hit by a lorry. The lorry dragged the motorcycle for about 30 feet and Prasad was instantly crushed to death. It is learnt that he returned from Australia on vacation recently.