Bus-Truck Accident; 15 Dead
A ghastly incident in which a DCM van carrying a wedding group collided with Sri Krishna Travels bus took place near Cherlopalem of Valetivaripalem in Prakasam district. 15 people died and 12 were severely injured in the accident. Injured were immediately shifted to hospital. Bus was travelling from Pamuru towards Kandhukuru hit the van from Kandhukuru towards Malakonda. With this, both the vehicles slipped into a drain on the side of the road, after which fire burtsed out and the bus was totally burnt. Fire fighters reached the spot and extinguished fire. 40 members were present in the van. Driver alone was present in the bus.