Vishakapatnam: At least two persons were killed and three others sustained critical injuries after the car they were travelling in fell into Gotta Barrage in Srikakulam district of Andhrapradesh late night on Thursday.
The deceased has been identified as Pavana and Chandra. The duo were natives of Kakainada area in Andhra Pradesh.
According to sources, the duo along with three others had gone to attend a wedding of their friend at Pralakhemundi area. While returning to Andhra Pradesh the mishap occurred late night yesterday.
Sources said, due to dark they failed to trace the roads and their car fell into the barrage. While two victims died on the spot three others managed to swim and came outside.
On being informed, Hiramandal police reached the spot and sent the dead bodies for post-mortem. The victims were rescued and rushed to a hospital in Srikakulam for treatment, informed sources.