VISAKHAPATNAM: Two persons were killed and six others were sustained with sever injuries in a road accident that took place in Vishakapatnam on Sunday, October 11.
According to reports, a fatal road accident took place at Hanumanthawaka Junction today. An over speeding lorry had lost control and rammed into several other vehicles. Two people were died on the spot during this collision of vehicles, while six others were severely Injured. The Injured were shifted to nearby government hospital for treatment.
The lorry was heading owards Madhuravada during the time of accident, and the lorry driver was unable to control over the vehicle as brakes of the lorry were failed.
As a result, the lorry lost control and collided with other vehicles at the Hanumanthawaka Junction traffic signal. During the incident, the lorry also hit a bike, following which two persons travelling on the bike died on the spot.
However, the details of those killed in the incident are yet to be known. The severity of loss of lives due to accident would have been higher if the accident had happened on other days, but as today is Sunday there is no traffic on roads said locals.