Visakhapatnam: A family outing in the scenic Alluri Sitarama Raju district turned tragic on Friday afternoon when a vehicle carrying 11 members from Visakhapatnam’s Madhavadhara met with a devastating accident. The four-wheeler plunged into a valley, resulting in the loss of one life and injuries to 10 individuals, including two children.
The ill-fated trip, which began as a leisurely family excursion, took a heartbreaking turn as the vehicle veered off the challenging ghat roads, leaving behind a trail of destruction. The unfortunate incident claimed the life of a woman who succumbed to her injuries on the spot, plunging the entire family into grief.
Local police officials at the scene described the situation as a “family trip gone wrong.” The injured, including the two children, have been promptly rushed to the nearby Aruku Hospital for medical attention. Authorities from the ASR police station are actively involved in investigating the cause of the accident to ascertain the circumstances leading to the tragic plunge.
The incident has cast a somber mood over Madhavadhara, as friends and family grapple with the sudden loss and the challenges posed by the injuries sustained. The community is coming together to support the affected family during this difficult time, offering condolences and assistance as they cope with the aftermath of the unforeseen tragedy.
As investigations into the accident continue, the focus remains on understanding the factors that contributed to the vehicle’s descent into the valley. The local authorities are committed to providing a comprehensive report on the incident, shedding light on the details surrounding this unfortunate turn of events that has left a community in mourning.