JNTU-Anantapur Vice-Chancellor MMM Sarcar, his assistant Fakruddin and car driver Prasad were killed in a road accident on Wednesday. The Innova in which they were travelling rammed into a lorry after the tyre got burst at Pamidi in Anantapur district. The VC was heading to Kurnool from Anantapur when the mishap took place. Anantapur Collector and SP visited the accident spot and shifted the bodies to Anantapur government hospital. Governor Narasimhan and Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu have expressed grief over the demise of Sarcar.