Five persons died on the spot and four received injuries in a tragic road accident on Friday morning in Konijerla of Khammam district.
According to the police, the wedding of Ramakrishna Prasad of Vardhannapet village in Warangal district took place with Ammaji Durga of Rajahmundry in East Godavari district on Thursday night at a temple in Tanuku.
After the wedding, the couple were returning to Vardhannapet in an Innova. But the vehicle lost control near Konijerla and hit a tree, killing Ramakrishna Prasad, his sisters Padma and Sridevi, brother-in-law Sharath and car driver Venu on the spot.
Another of Prasad's brothers-in-law Shesha Chalapathi, and Prasad's bride Durga, who were travelling in the same vehicle, received serious injuries.
Children Mahithi, Krish and Raman, who were also in the same vehicle, received minor injuries.
The police shifted the injured to the Khammam government general hospital.
Kothagudem SP Ambar Kishore Jha visited the accident spot. The police have filed a case and investigating the case.