HYDERABAD: Husband of Sarnenigudem Grama Panchayat Sarpanch and their 10-year old son along with driver drowned after the speeding car in which they were travelling fell into an irrigation tank in Yadadri-Bhongir district.
The deceased were Madhu (37), Manikanta (9) and Sridhar Reddy (25).
The incident happened at around 4 p.m on Friday on the outskirts of Yellanki village in Ramannapet mandal when the trio was returning to their village from their farm, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Bhongir) K Narayana Reddy said.
He further said it appeared the car was driven at high speed in a "rash and negligent" manner as a result of which it fell into the village tank.
The deceased were identified based on their last mobile phone location after a thorough search of the area.
Skid marks were identified and subsequently, the car was spotted in the tank at a depth of one foot from the surface, police said adding the vehicle was fished out on Saturday and the bodies were also recovered.
Initially, a missing complaint was filed and it was later altered to death by accident.
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