Andhra Pradesh: Six dead in road accident in Chittoor district

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Six persons died while two others were injured in early hours of Friday when their car rammed into a truck in Guruvarajupalle village in Renigunta Mandal of Chittoor district, police said.

Five people were killed on the spot, while one succumbed to his injuries while undergoing treatment at the hospital, police added.

According to a police official, a group of pilgrims from Rudravaram village of Achampet Mandal in Guntur district were on their way to Tirumala, when the car they were travelling in crashed into a lorry parked on the roadside.

Further details are awaited.