AP: 5 of family from B'luru charred to death in crash

AP: 5 of family from B'luru charred to death in crash

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Five people of a family including two children were charred to death and another critically injured when their car caught fire after ramming into a roadside safety barrier in Chittoor district on Saturday, police said.

The mishap occurred when the family members were on their way to Bengaluru from Tirupati this morning.

The speeding car was suspected to have run-off the road and hit the steel barrier erected along the highway in Mamadugu village, they said.

The victims were charred beyond recognition, they added.

The injured man was rushed to a hospital in Vellore in Tamil Nadu, police said. 

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