20 Killed on Spot In Chittoor Road Accident
At least 20 persons were killed and 10 others seriously injured when a lorry rammed into roadside commercial shops at Yerpedu in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. The accident occured when the lorry driver lost control. Lorry hit the car first and then an electricity pole before ploughing through the shops.
Police immediately rushed to the spot and shifted the bodies as well as the injured persons to the government and other hospitals in Tirupati and Srikalahasti in Chittoor district.
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu immediately called the police and health officials and instructed them to take all necessary measures including medical treatment to all injured. Government will announce exgratia to the family members of the diseased in one or two days.