But in the middle of the journey, a devotee named Renukamma from Rayadurgam in Karnataka died. At present five injured are undergoing treatment at Ruya Hospital. The accident took place on the first ghat road causing severe traffic disruption. TTD vigilance and traffic personnel cleared the traffic as the vehicles stopped everywhere.
Six people died in another incident.
A serious road accident took place in Kakinada district today. Six women died on the spot in a collision between a private bus and an auto. Four others were seriously injured. A road accident took place at Subbarayunidibba in Sitaramapuram, Tallarevu mandal. While the laborers were returning by auto after working in the shrimp industry, a private bus hit them. On receiving this information, the police immediately reached the spot. The injured were shifted to Yanam Government Hospital. The dead bodies were shifted to Kakinada GGH. The police have identified all the deceased as belonging to Neelapalli in Yanam.