Hyderabad: Three members of a family died after their car crashed into a truck at a junction in Suryapet on Friday. The driver is said to be in critical condition.
M Sadanandam (70), his wife M Vijaya Kumari (60) and son M John Joseph (32), from Palakollu in West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, were travelling to Hyderabad from Vijaywada . “The family was taking Vijaya Kumari, a cancer patient, for a check-up in the city when the accident occurred at around 7 am at Kasimpet road in Chivvemla mandal,” said a police officer from Chivvemla police station.
Driver Avinash, was shifted to a hospital in Vijaywada. According to police, the car rammed into a cement mixing tanker travelling in the same direction after the it took a sudden U-turn on National Highway-65 road.
“Joseph and Vijaya died on the spot, while Sadanandam died on his way to the hospital,” added the officer. A case was registered under section 304-A (causing death by negligence) of IPC.Source: TOI