Two staff of Telangana minister Errabelli Dayakar Rao got killed in an accident on Sunday as one of the vehicles in his convoy turned upside down after losing control.
The deceased identified as 43-year-old Armed Reserve Constable driver Parthasarathy and 27-year-old Social Media In-charge T Poornendar. It occurred near Cheeturu village early on Sunday when the Minister headed to his assembly constituency of Palakurty in Jangaon district for an official programme.
One of the vehicles took a break after starting from the district headquarters and started a few minutes later to re-join the convoy, as per reports. According to the police, the bulletproof vehicle turned turtle after losing control near Cheeturu and crashed claiming two lives.
Minutes after the incident, the Minister rushed to the spot and supervised the rescue operations. The bodies of the deceased shifted to the Jangaon Government Hospital for post-mortem. District police authorities and the Minister’s security officials are looking into the incident.