Thourya Nayak, a leader of the Bharat Rashtra Samithi (BRS), and his son were killed on Saturday while going from Narsingi to Chegunta, according to the police.
The incident happened inside the boundaries of the Narsingi police station area.
“Thourya Nayak and his son Ankit, while they were travelling from Narsingi village to Chegunta, their car tyre burst, lost control and the car ran over the divider and fell on the opposite side of the road where a lorry hit the car,” the police said in a statement.
“Both died on the spot. Bodies have been shifted to Ramayanpet government hospital,” the statement added.
The police have reported that a case has been filed in accordance with the pertinent legal provisions.