Six killed as bus rams into auto
Chittoor, June 3 (INN): Six persons, including three women and one child, were killed on the spot and five others sustained injuries when a State Road Transport Corporation bus collided with an auto-rickshaw near Chittiboinapalli in Chittoor district on Friday.
According to Gurramkonda police, the mishap took place when the RTC bus, heading towards Gurramkonda from Rayachoti rammed into the auto-rickshaw heading towards Cheruvulapalli from Gurramkonda mandal.
All the six persons who were on board the auto-rickshaw were killed on the spot. The mishap left five others with grievous injuries.
The victims have been identified as N Reddymma (29), A Santhareddy (34) A Venkatamma (40), C Jyothi (15) and M Ramaiah (60). The identity of one victim was yet to be ascertained.
All the victims have been shifted to Ruia Hospital in Tirupati for post-mortem. Among the injured, the condition of a few is stated to be critical.
News Posted: 3 June, 2011