Youth Killed as Tree Falls on Auto After Heavy Rain

A 19-year-old youth, D Venkata Avinash, died Monday evening as a tree fell on the auto he was travelling in due to gales and rain. The incident occurred around 8 pm near Madhuranagar railway station on the Pasuputhota Road.

Published: 08th July 2014 08:10 AM  |   Last Updated: 08th July 2014 08:10 AM   |  A+A-

VIJAYAWADA: A 19-year-old youth, D Venkata Avinash, died Monday evening as a tree fell on the auto he was travelling in due to gales and rain. The incident occurred around 8 pm near Madhuranagar railway station on the Pasuputhota Road.

Another girl and the auto driver escaped unhurt. The auto was completely crushed under the tree. According to the police, Avinash died on the spot while the driver, Ravi, saved the girl.

The body of Avinash, who hailed from Peddanapeta in the city, has been shifted to the government hospital for post-mortem, said Satyanarayanapuram police.

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