Andhra Pradesh

3 students killed as lorry hits bike

Three students all aged between 18 and 20 years died near Dharmavaram village under E. Rayavaram police station limits, when they were hit by a lorry, on Tuesday morning.

The deceased have been identified as Karthik, Sai and Naveen, all residents of S. Rayavaram.

According to Sub-Inspector of S Rayavaram, Mr. Dhanunjaya, the students were going from Yelamanchili to Dharmavaram, when the incident occurred.

As per the police, the students were triple riding on a bike and they took a U-turn on the National Highway, when the lorry from Tuni to Visakhapatnam hit them.

They were dragged for a long distance and the bodies dropped at three different places. As per the police, the last body was found about 3 km from the accident spot.

The police have taken the driver into custody and have booked cases for negligent driving.

The bodies of the deceased have been sent for post-mortem and investigation is on.


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