Engg Student, Auto Driver Die in Mishap

Published: 02nd September 2014 06:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 02nd September 2014 03:28 AM   |  A+A-

VISAKHAPATNAM : Two persons, including an  engineering student, died in a road mishap  near Sankaram village on the Anakapalle highway Monday. The incident occurred when a lorry hit an auto-rickshaw. Another two commuters in the auto sustained minor injuries.

According to sources, the deceased have been identified as auto driver P Rama Rao (50) and Tinku Kumar (20), third year B.Tech student of Simhadri Engineering College and a native of Bihar. Tinku Kumar  boarded the auto at Anakapalle to go to his college, located on Anakapalle outskirts.  The auto was hit by a speeding lorry coming from Sabbavaram Monday morning. Both of  them succumbed to severe head injuries.

The other two injured passengers were shifted to a private hospital at Anakapalle. Sub-inspector (Anakapalle rural) A Koteswara Rao has registered a case and investigation is on.

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