Truck falls into AP lake, three killed

Three persons were killed in Peddaviradu mandal in Prakasam district on Saturday when truck carrying cement fell into a lake, police said.

PTI| Last Updated: Oct 27, 2013, 00:19 AM IST

Markapuram: Three persons were killed in Peddaviradu mandal in Prakasam district on Saturday when truck carrying cement fell into a lake, police said.

G Ramanjaneyulu, DSP Markapur, said the truck driver lost control of the vehicle trying to avoid collision with an auto-rickshaw coming from the opposite direction.

Ten people were travelling in the truck.

While a body was recovered and another two could be seen floating on the water, others were missing, the DSP said.

A woman and a girl who were injured in the accident were admitted to a hospital.