PRAKASAM: On Thursday, December 12, four persons of the same family were killed and three others were seriously injured when a transport lorry was hit in Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh early this morning.
Inspector E Sriram of Podili Circle said that a lorry driver near Kothapalli village of Konakanamitla Mandal district lost control due to the unconscious. At the time of the accident, the transport lorry was carrying a plywood board from Chennai to Markapuram.
The deceased have been identified as Siddampalli Hemanth Reddy (60yr), Uddatti Hamsamma (55yr) Chetlapalli Sugunamma (60yr), and Ballari Suneetha (27yr).
Police rushed on spot and then shifted the injured to the hospital at KIMS Hospital in Ongole.
A case against the lorry driver was registered and the investigation is ongoing.