Jangaon: A 40-year-old man and his 12-year-old son were killed in a road accident when their car collided with another car coming from the opposite direction near Meedhikonda cross road in Station Ghanpur mandal of the district on Wednesday. They were identified as Koppula Sridhar and his son Sai Kiran of Warangal.
While the boy died on the spot, his father succumbed to injuries while undergoing treatment at MGM Hospital. Koppula Sridhar’s wife Sarika (35) too suffered grievous injuries and is undergoing treatment in a private hospital. Four passengers of the other car including Gujja Sridhar too suffered injuries and are undergoing treatment in a private hospital.
According to police sources, Sridhar who was driving the car tried to overtake a truck near Meedhikonda cross road and hit a car coming from the opposite direction, resulting in the death of his son on the spot. While Sridhar family resides in Kareemabad of Warangal city, the others injured belonged to Jangaon. The police have registered a case and are investigating.