Andhra Pradesh excise and prohibition minister Kollu Ravindra had a close shave in the early hours of Friday after the vehicle he was travelling in met with a road accident.
According to reports, the accident happened after the driver of the vehicle hit the brakes after noticing a speed breaker.
The Times of India reported:
The minister survived with minor bruises despite the vehicle overturning on the highway after hitting the median. The driver of the minister's car was injured in the incident. The local police immediately rushed minister Ravindra and his men to a private super specialty hospital near Tadepalli.
The minister was reportedly touring a few districts and had stayed in Tirupati on Thursday night.
Speaking to the media after being discharged from the hospital, the minister said he was able to save his life as he was wearing a seat belt.