The van driver was among those killed, while the lorry driver got injured

news Accident Wednesday, March 16, 2016 - 08:23

Six pilgrims from Bengaluru, including four women, were killed on the spot and eight others were injured in a collision between a van and a lorry at Royalavari Peta near here today.

The van driver was among those killed, while the lorry driver got injured.

Police said the van with 13 pilgrims was proceeding from Bengaluru to Tirumala, the hill abode of Lord Venkateswara, to offer prayers when it collided with the lorry.

Police suspect that the over-speeding by the van driver resulted in the accident.

All the injured have been hospitalised.

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