Tirupati, Nov 12 (UNI) Two Railway employees, including a woman, were killed on the spot when a speeding private bus hit them while they were crossing the road near Carriage Repair Shop (CRS) on the Tirupati-Chennai highway here today.
Police said the mishap occurred when the bus, proceeding to Arakkonam in Tamil Nadu from here, hit a stationary Government bus and fatally knocked down the duo, crossing the road.
The deceased were identified as G Narasimhulu (55) and S Gayatri (50), both working for CRS. The bodies were sent to the Government Ruia hospital here for post-mortem.
Meanwhile, more than 500 CRS workers blocked the busy highway for more than an hour against the particular private bus service and demanding the immediate arrest of the driver.