Hyderabad student who recently returned from Russia killed in road accident

A 20-year-old medical student who recently returned from Russia was killed in a drunk driving accident at Gachibowli in the city on 9 November.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  9 Nov 2020 10:59 AM GMT
Hyderabad student who recently returned from Russia killed in road accident


Hyderabad: A 20-year-old medical student who recently returned from Russia was killed in a drunk driving accident at Gachibowli in the city on 9 November.

P. Priyanka was studying in Georgia, Russia, and had returned home a couple of months ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On Monday she went on a drive with her friend Mithi Modi, a student from Geetham College in Vizag, Andhra Pradesh, when the accident occurred.

The friend was driving in an intoxicated condition, according to the police. Priyanka died on the spot while Mithi was injured when their Volvo crashed into a tree. A breathalyser test showed Mithi's alcohol level was 44 mg dl. The police found that earlier the duo had partied at Airlive Pub in Punjagutta.

According to the police, Priyanka left her Madhura Nagar home on Sunday evening on her scooter. She told her mother Sashikala she was going to meet her friends. Later during the night, Sashikala called Priyanka who told her she was returning home.

Around 1.20 a.m, Sashikala received a call from her daughter's phone informing her that Priyanka had met with an accident. She was asked to come to Himagiri hospital at Gachibowli. A few minutes later, she also received a call from the police informing her that Priyanka had died in an accident

Based on a complaint from Sashikala, the Gachibowli police have registered a case under Section 304 (II) of the IPC and 185 (a) of the Motor Vehicles Act and started an investigation. Mithi has been arrested and the vehicle seized.


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