2 killed as lorry dashes tree near Peddapuram
Two people were killed on the spot and two children had a providential escape when the lorry they were travelling from Peddapuram to Narasapuram in West Godavari district went out of control while overtaking a quarry lorry and dashed against a roadside banyan tree near Vadisaleru Village on the Kakinada Rajanagaram ADB Road, 40 kms from here today.
Rangampet police, who registered the case identified the deceased as Pulaparti Naga Venkata Krishna (38) driver of the ill fated lorry and Pulaparti Sreenu (28), his cousin.
The bodies were shifted to Rajahmundry Government Hospital for postmortem pending further investigation, the police said.
(Posted on 29-04-2014)