Mon, Sep 14, 2015, 07:22 AM
Twenty persons were killed when a lorry turned turtle at Murari village in Gandepalli mandal in East Godavari district in the early hours of Monday. Another 16 passengers were rescued by locals. The ash carrying lorry was heading towards Visakhapatnam from Vijayawada when the accident took place. About 36 daily wage labourers belong to East Godavari district alighted the lorry at Eluru to go to their native places. Eyewitnesses said lorry driver dozed off at the wheel and lost control over the vehicle leading to accident. District SP Raviprakash arrived at accident site and supervised rescue operations.