New Delhi: At least 10 people were killed in a road accident on Friday after a vehicle slammed into a divider and other vehicles in Bangarupalem Mandal of Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh, news agency ANI quoted the police as saying.

Soon after the incident, all those injured were taken to a hospital. Meanwhile, rescue operations are underway at the site.

In yet another incident on October, six members of a family, including two children and a woman, died in a road accident in Andhra Pradesh’s Kurnool. Besides, 15 others were reported to be injured and were admitted to a government-run hospital in the Kurnool district, stated a report.

In a similar acident on September, at least five people were burnt alive, including three children, while another sustained severe injury after a fire engulfed a car in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh. The incident was reported to have occurred near Mamadugu village in Gangavaram Mandal of Chittoor district when the family was on their way back from Tirupati to Bengaluru.