ANDHRA PRADESH

Miraculous escape for A.P. Minister

Special Correspondent

HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh Minister for Small-Scale Industries D. K. Aruna had a miraculous escape when the car in which she was travelling hit the divider on National Highway 7 at Thomalapalli near Pebbair on Tuesday morning. The Minister was on her way to Gadwal for cash distribution to flood victims and from there was scheduled to go to Tummala and Alampur villages to supervise relief work. The accident occurred when the driver who did not notice the newly put up diversion sign suddenly swerved to the right hitting the divider. Under the impact the car’s two tyres burst, the engine got damaged and the vehicle landed on the other side of the divider.