Alluri Sitarama Raju: Five people were killed and many others injured when a travel bus overturned near Edugurallapalli in Alluri Sitarama Raju district in the wee hours of Monday. The incident occurred when the private bus carrying migrant workers was on its way from Chinnapalli village in Odisha to Vijayawada.
According to the preliminary information, there were around 42 people on board a bus. All of them hail from Odisha.
The deceased were identified as Dhaneswar Dalapathy (24), Jeethu Harijan (5), Sunena Harijan (2), and two others. The bodies were shifted to the Badrachalam government hospital mortuary. The injured are being treated at the government hospital.
Local police have reached the spot. The exact reason for the bus accident is being ascertained.