Actress Pranitha hurt in car accident in Nalgonda

, 6:16 PM IST

South Indian film actress Pranitha escaped with simple injuries when a car in which she was travelling overturned in Nalgonda district on Sunday.

Police said the accident occurred near Mothey on the Suryapet-Khammam road when she, her mother and four others, were returning to Hyderabad from Khammam after attending a shopping mall inauguration there. All the occupants sustained simple injuries.  The car lost balance and overturned when the driver tried to avoid hitting a two-wheeler. A few people repairing a road nearby rushed to their rescue and called an ambulance. The injured were shifted to a hospital in Suryapet. (NSS)