5 pilgrims killed in car crash in AP

05:10 PM Dec 05, 2021 | PTI |

Tirupati: Five pilgrims, including an infant, were killed and three others seriously hurt after their speeding car crashed into a road divider at Ithepalli near here on Sunday, police said.


The accident occurred when the vehicle carrying 8 people from Vijayanagaram district crashed into the divider and flipped onto the other side of the road before it caught fire.

The passers-by doused the flames and pulled the victims out of the car.

However, five people died on the spot and three others were admitted to a hospital here with injuries.


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