Suryapet: Two persons died on the spot and two others were injured after the car they were travelling in rammed into the road divider and turned upside down following a blow-out on National Highway 76 at Gumpula of Chivvemla mandal in the district early on Tuesday.
The deceased were identified as Deshaboina Kiran (30) and Maddela Venkata Swamy (35). According to Chivvemla police, the mishap occured when the driver of the vehicle, which was heading towards Kodad from Hyderabad, lost control over it when one of the tyres blew out and hit a median before turning turtle. Two persons travelling in the car died on the spot and two others sustained injuries.
Police rushed to the spot and shifted the injured to the area hospital at Suryapet for treatment. Police said, Kiran and his relatives, natives of Kandibanda village of Mellacheruvu village in Suryapet district, had hired a car from one Venkata Swamy from LB Nagar in Hyderabad to reach Kodad. Kiran was taking his brother Nagaraju, who was suffering from ill health, to their native place Kodad from Hyderabad where the latter was treated at a hospital. Nagaraju and Venkata Swamy’s relative Kakarla Jhani were also injured in the accident.