Three members were killed and one person injured in a road accident on the National Highway 16 near Pathapoodi in Chilakaluripet Mandal in Guntur district in the early hours of Saturday. The accident occurred when the car they were travelling on crashed into the rear end of a truck in high speed.
The deceased have been identified as P. Dinesh Kumar, 31, Sarathi, 26, and P. Subba Rao, 35, who hailed from Rajamahendravaram. All the three persons died on the spot. Another person named Somasekhar has been admitted to the RIMS Hospital in Ongole with serious injuries. The police said four people were on their way returning from the Sabarimala temple in Kerala.