BREAKING NEWS : Bangalore-Nanded Express collides with lorry, MLA Venkatesh among dead people | Share For help Line Numers

24 Aug 2015    08:39 am




Five people have died and 25 others are injured after after a lorry collided with the Bangalore-Nanded Express in Andhra Pradesh's Anantapur district early  morning.

Karnataka MLA Venkatesh Nayak is among the 5 people who have been killed in the accident.

According to TV reports, the accident occurred around 2:10am at a level crossing near Madakasira of Penukonda mandal of Anantapur district. The brakes of a lorry carrying granite reportedly failed and it hit the railway gate and rammed into the train. 

Four coaches of the train were derailed after the accident. Some trains on south central and south western railway lines have been diverted.