New Delhi, March 9: Five of a wedding party, including the groom, were killed and three others, including the bride, grievously injured when their vehicle rammed a tree in Telangana’s Khammam district on Friday.

The accident occurred when the group was returning from the bride’s house in Tadepalligudem, Andhra Pradesh. Police said somewhere near Pallipadu, the driver apparently fell asleep and lost control over the vehicle.

More details are awaited.