Four killed in road mishap

Special Correspondent

TIRUPATI: Four persons, including two women, were killed when the van in which they were travelling rammed into a stationary lorry carrying cement concrete poles.

The mishap occurred around at around 3 a.m. on the Renigunta road.

Three died on the spot as concrete poles telescoped into the van while one more -- Baji Prasad (25) -- succumbed to injuries in SVRR Hospital here. The family, hailing from Anasagaram village near Nandigama was on a pilgrimage to Tirumala when the mishap occurred.

Driver flees from spot

The driver of the van reportedly fled the scene. The names of the other victims are: Kondal Rao (55), Lakshmi Saujanya (45) and Koteswara Rao (20).

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