Andhra Pradesh: YSR Congress MLA Shobha Nagi Reddy succumbs to road mishap injuries

B Shobha Nagi Reddy, contesting from Allagadda, was returning after campaign when she met with an accident.

By: Press Trust of India | Hyderabad | Updated: April 24, 2014 3:08:03 pm

YSR Congress party candidate B Shobha Nagi Reddy, who was seeking a re-election from Allagadda constituency in Andhra Pradesh in the upcoming Assembly polls, on Thursday succumbed to her injuries sustained in a road accident in Kurnool district, police said.

Shobha, a sitting MLA was seriously injured after the four-wheeler in which she was travelling turned turtle at around 11.30 pm last night while returning after a election campaign in Kurnool.

She was rushed to a private hospital at Banjara Hills here with severe bleeding injuries, where she died undergoing treatment.

A medical bulletin issued by Care Hospital today said “We are sad to inform Shobha Nagi Reddy, who was brought to Care Hospital on April 24 following a major road accident is no more.”

Two gunman and the vehicle driver, who were travelling along with Shobha had also suffered injuries and were undergoing treatment at a hospital in Kurnool.

Their condition is out of danger, a police officer said adding, “it seems the vehicle driver lost control while trying to take a turn as paddy was put on the road.”

The woman legislator is survived by her husband former MP Bhuma Nagi Reddy, two daughters and a son.

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