The accident occurred when the automotive in which the vitims had been travelling hit a tree at Manakondur.
While the 4 occupants of the automotive died on the spot, the fifth was critically injured and admitted to a hospital in Karimnagar city.
The victims belonging to the identical household had been returning residence in Karimnagar from Kalluru in Khammam district after attending ‘pedda karma’ of a relative who had handed away not too long ago.
They all had left for Khammam district on Thursday morning and after attending the ritual began for Karimnagar on Thursday night time.
Inspector Krishna Reddy mentioned the accident occurred at round 3.30 a.m.
He mentioned preliminary investigations present that the driving force dozed off on the wheels which led to his shedding management over the car.
The deceased had been recognized as Koppula Srinivas Rao, Koppula Balaji, Sriraju and driver Jalandhar. Srinivas Rao was injured.
Police pulled out the our bodies from the automotive and shifted them to the federal government hospital at Karimnagar for post-mortem.