Ponnam, six others injured as car overturns

Hyderabad: Former MP and TPCC vice-president Ponnam Prabhakar Goud miraculously escaped with simple injuries when the car in which he was traveling overturned near Nampalli village road turning under Vemulawada mandal of Rajanna Sircilla district in the early hours. Six others travelling in the car also suffered injuries.

The incident occurred in the wee hours of Saturday when Ponnam and six others were returning after they had a darshan of Lord Rajarajeswara Swami at Vemulawada. Besides Ponnam, Karimnagar urban bank chairman Rajasekhar, former chairperson of zilla parishad A Lakshman Kumar, City Congress president Karra Rajasekhar, Ponnam’s relatives Sandeep, Ramakrishna and Chandar and car driver Srinivas were travelling in the car at the time of the mishap. It is learnt that the car was over-speeding due to which the driver lost control resulting in the car somersaulting.

They were rushed to a private hospital in Karimnagar for emergency care. Their condition is stated to be steady (NSS)

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