1 Dies as Kollu’s Escort Vehicle Runs Over 3
MACHILIPATNAM: One person died and four were injured, including two armed reserve constables, when an escort vehicle of excise and BC welfare minister Kollu Ravindra hit three persons at Chalarasta Centre here and turned turtle in the wee hours of Monday. The injured constables were in the vehicle.
According to sources, two vehicles of the minister were on their way back after dropping Ravindra at Vijayawada, who was on his way to Hyderabad.
One of the vehicles ran over three persons who were standing on the road around 3 am near the Chalarasta Centre after crossing the Koneru Centre.
One of the victims, Segu Ramakrishna (39), died on the way to the hospital. The jeep overturned after it hit him and his relatives, injuring the two constables.
The injured, Segu Venkata Sivarama Prasad, Segu Gopala Krishna and the two constables were rushed to a private hospital for treatment.
The deceased and his relatives were making arrangement for the funeral of a relative when the accident took place.
Machilipatnam DSP KV Srinivasa Rao visited the spot and said that a case has been registered under the IPC Section 304 (Causing death by negligence).