Hyderabad: Tragedy struck a marriage party when the bridegroom and four others died after their vehicle rammed into a roadside tree near Pallipadu village of Konijerla Mandal in Khammam district, during the early hours of Friday. The bride was also injured and her condition is stated to be stable.
Reports said, the Innova driver lost control of the vehicle and rammed the vehicle into the tree around 5 a.m. The marriage was performed at 10.30 pm in Kesava Swamy temple in Paturu of Tanuku, in Andhra Pradesh.
The victims were identified as bridegroom, Ramakrishna Prasad, his sisters, Padma and Sridevi, his brother-in-law, Sharath, and driver V Chary.
The bride, Durga and another person, Chalapathy were injured and are undergoing treatment in Khammam government hospital.