4 die as ambulance rams truck

Published: 03rd August 2012 11:32 AM  |   Last Updated: 03rd August 2012 11:32 AM   |  A+A-

Four persons, including three of a family, died after the ambulance they were travelling in collided with a stationary lorry at Itikyalapadu in Manavapudu mandal, Mahboobnagar district, on Thursday.

The family went to Hyderabad for a medical check-up and were returning home when the mishap occurred. The deceased included Subbarayudu (70), a retired teacher of Chittoor district, his wife Venkatamma (63), son Subrahmanyam (27) and ambulance driver Chinnarayudu (40).

SI Appaiah said that a few days ago, Venkatamma suffered a heart attack and was being treated. She was asked to visit the hospital again and so the family went to Hyderabad.

Villagers had a hard time in removing the bodies from the ambulance.

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