A recklessly driven truck killed as many as 20 persons and leaves several injured at Yerpedu in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.
According to information received, victims mostly include vegetable and fruit vendors. While trying to avoid collision with another vehicle coming from opposite direction, driver of the truck lost control and hit a electric pole and ran over roadside vendors at busy Putalapatu-Naidupet junction.
The truck was going from Srikalahasti to Tirupati. At least 10 persons were admitted at Ruia Hospital at Tirupati with serious injuries.