Kurnool: In a tragic accident which took place near Orvakal in Kurnool district, three persons were killed and three others injured.
The incident occurred when the victims were heading from Kodumur to Kadapa when a lorry travelling in the same direction, rammed into their car from the rear end near Orvakal. Three persons died on the spot and the car was heavily damaged. The deceased were identified as Raghavendra (driver) of Panchalingala village, B Ramu, and Chinna Ramudu, of Nirmal Nagar in Kurnool. The injured, Linganna, Parasuram and Lakshmanna were rushed immediately to the Kurnool general hospital.
It is learned that the victims in the accident were followers of political leader Kotla Harshavardhan Reddy. Upon coming to know about the incident, he visited the hospital and inquired about the victims. Kotla Harshavardhan Reddy was on his way to Kadapa to join YSRCP party.
The police reached the spot and filed a case against the lorry driver. Further investigation is underway.