Andhra minister P Narayana’s son, friend killed in accident after heavy rain

Andhra minister P Narayana’s son, friend killed in accident after heavy rain

By: cjprincemedia

The son of a former Andhra Pradesh minister was killed in an accident caused by heavy rains that hit Hyderabad in the early hours of Wednesday, police said.

P Nishit, twenty-two, son of the minister of the municipal administration P Narayana, was driven home in a Mercedes Benz car at 3 am when he tried to negotiate a bend in a partially flooded road and reached a meter pillar lane, police said .

The incident occurred in the exclusive Jubilee Hills that had been plunged into darkness at the time high-voltage lines were broken and large chunks of road were under water, the source added. It was not immediately clear if he was drunk.

According to police inspector Jubilee Hills S Venkat Reddy, Nishit and his friend Raja Ravi Varma suffered serious injuries. Local residents were taken to Apollo hospitals, where they were pronounced dead.

Nishit is director of Narayana’s group of institutions, which produces several students in engineering and medicine every year.

The minister, who was traveling to London, ran to Hyderabad. He must land in Chennai in the afternoon and from there he would go to Nellore, where the last rites of his son would be made on Thursday.

Head of Government of Andhra Pradesh N Chandrababu Naidu, his counterpart Telangana K Chandrasekhara Rao and others have expressed their commotion and extended their condolences to the family of the deceased.

Untimely rain associated with thunder and hail storm wreaked havoc on the city and led to the decline in traffic as people struggled to cross knees and deep-sea size in several areas.
As large hail stones cricket balls have caused considerable damage to vehicles and windows of several houses. Winds with speeds of up to 100 km per hour ripped up trees and electric poles in many parts of the city. Several billboards and inflections were ripped out.

The luxury areas of Banjara, Jubilee Hills, Madhapur, Punjagutta, Ameerpet, Yousufguda, Khairatabad, Begumpet and Secunderabad were marked. The trees and electric poles were plucked in several places. The power supply was stopped in several areas for hours. As a precaution, power lines have been disabled in many places.

There have been reports that the vehicles were stranded on the roads for hours together. On the road to Raj Bhavan, a truck overturned causing injury to a person. There were no reports of further losses arising from any part of the city.

An electric pole collapsed on the road to Taj Krishna Erramanzil, electric son broke GTS colony near the TS Genco’s office, and several trees fell on main roads.

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