In a ghastly road accident, three persons were killed after the car in which they were travelling was hit by a private travels bus near Nandipalli in Brahmamgari Matam mandal of Kadapa district in the early hours of Tuesday. The driver of Private Travels fled the spot. The victims hailed from Tenali of Guntur district. Police registered a case and took up the investigation. Victims' bodies were rushed to a nearby government hospital for post-mortem. The bodies will be handed over to the victims' family members after the autopsy.