Hyderabad, Feb. 23 -- Five persons were killed in two different road accidents in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on Tuesday morning, the police said.

In Andhra Pradesh's Guntur district, three persons, including two construction workers and the driver of a mini goods carrier they were travelling in, were killed when the vehicle hit a tree and overturned.

According to the Vinukonda police, the Tata Ace vehicle, carrying close to 25 workers from Yemmiganur in Kurnool district, skidded off the road and hit a road-side tree before turning turtle near Andugula Kothapalem village at around 5.30 am.

Three persons died on the spot and 20 others sustained injuries. The two construction workers were identified as Ernala Srinivas and Bhimayya. The ...