Killed on Spot In Chittoor Road Accident

Speeding truck runs into pole crushes six under wheels 14 electrocuted in Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor

According to an eyewitness, the driver of the lorry lost control of his vehicle on the highway after which the lorry hit an electric pole first and then rammed into a shop where people were standing, a lot of them farmers.

Those injured in the incident have been shifted to Ruia hospital in Tirupati, while few others have been rushed to Chennai and Vellore.

Earlier in the month, at least 26 pilgrims were injured when the van in which they were travelling overturned in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh.

The driver of the truck is believed to have lost control and run over the people, including some protesters, according to Hindustan Times. Following the accident, traffic movement on the Yerpedu, Srikalahasti, Renigunta and Tirupati routes was affected. The tragedy took place near police station on PN Road in Erpedu town in Chittoor district Friday afternoon. Most of the deaths were said to be on account of electric shock as the lorry hit an electric pole before ramming into the shop.

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The accident scene was a ghastly sight, with bodies and vehicles hit by the lorry strewn around.

The Andhra Pradesh government announced an ex-gratia payment of Rs 5 lakh to the families of the deceased.

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu reviewed the accident and directed ministers and other public representatives to go to the spot immediately and extend assistance to the victims.