Mahabubabad, January 29: Six people including three women were killed after a lorry and auto-rickshaw collided head on here at Gudur mandal of Mahabubabad district on Friday.
The accident is suspected to have taken place due to reckless driving.
The deceased persons were identified as family members of one Jatoth Kasna. They include his wife Jatoth Kalyani (48), daughter Jatoth Prameela (23), son Jatoth Pradeep (25). Their relative Jatoth Prasad (42) his daughter Jatoth Divya (19), and autodriver Jatoth Ramu (33).
All the deceased were from Errakunta thanda of Gudur mandal. According to the relatives of the deceased, the family members were going to Narsampet to purchase the ‘marriage clothes’ as the marriage of Prameela was fixed a couple of days ago. When the auto rickshaw reached Marrimitta, an over speeding lorry coming from Narsampet rammed into it.
Mahabubabad Accident CM expressed shock:
Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao has expressed shock over the incident and also expressed condolences to the kin of the bereaved family members. Minister for Panchayat Raj and Rural Development Errabelli Dayakar Rao and Minister for Tribal Welfare Satyavathi Rathod also expressed condolences to the relatives of the deceased.
Dayakar Rao said that they would take steps to extend all the help to the kin of the deceased families.