VISAKHAPATNAM: Two youngsters died while two others are in a critical condition after their car rammed into a tree in the Visalakshi Nagar locality of Visakhapatnam in the wee hours of Sunday.
The accident occurred at around 3.30 am, according to local people. The victims hail from Naidu Thota, Daspalla Hills, and Madhurwada localities.
According to the police, the car was speeding from the Beach Road towards the National Highway. The accident took place after the driver reportedly lost control of the vehicle at BVK college in Visalakshi Nagar. While two persons died on the spot, the two injured were shifted to hospital. They condition is said to be critical.
The impact of the accident was such that police and fire department officials had to work for two and a half hours to cut through the wreckage. Police did not rule out the possibility of the driver being drunk.