One killed as lorry, van collide

Staff Reporter

GUNTUR: One person was killed and nine others, returning from a wedding, were seriously injured when the mini van in which they were travelling collided with a lorry at Dachepalli mandal in the early hours of Sunday.

The deceased was identified as Velpula Sagar Babu, 22, hailing from Gullapalli village.

According to the Dachepalli police, the mishap occurred when the wedding party was returning to Piduguralla after attending the marriage of their relative, L. Mariamma at Tallapalli mandal late on Saturday night. A lorry coming in the opposite direction crashed into their mini van. The injured persons were shifted to the Government General Hospital at Guntur.

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