Fatal collision in Visakhapatnam kills three in car-motorcycle accident.
A tragic road accident occurred on August 7, 2023, near Radisson Blu Resort in Visakhapatnam, involving a car and a two-wheeler.
The collision resulted in three deaths – two from the two-wheeler and one passenger in the car's backseat.
The car driver was in an intoxicated state during the accident that took place in the late hours near Rushikonda.
The car, carrying six people, lost control, hit the divider, and veered onto the opposite side of the road, leading to the collision.
The two-wheeler couple involved in the collision were identified as Prithviraj (28) and Priyanka (21) – both died instantly.
A passenger in the car's backseat, Mani Kumar (25), also died due to severe injuries sustained in the crash.
The accident followed a confrontation between the car's occupants and a group of men near the Sagar Nagar arch, during which a mobile phone was snatched.
The car's occupants were found to have been drinking as liquor bottles were discovered in the car by the Visakhapatnam Police.
The police responded to the accident, and beach patrol police were alerted while investigating the earlier confrontation incident.