3 Indian students killed, two others injured in US car crash

Wednesday 29th May 2024 07:15 EDT

Georgia: Three Indian students' lost their lives in a ghastly car accident in Alpharetta, Georgia. Two others were critically injured. The accident occurred last week while they were driving along Westside Parkway, located north of Maxwell Road.

The victims, all 18 years old, were identified as Aryan Joshi, Sriya Avasarala and Anvi Sharma.

Joshi has just completed his senior year at Alpharetta High School, whereas Sriya and Anvi are first-year university students at the University of Georgia. The injured students were Rithwak Somepalli, a Georgia State University goer and the driver of the Honda Accord, and Mohammed Liyakath, a senior at Alpharetta High School.

According to Alpharetta Police, speed was likely a primary factor in the accident. They are conducting a thorough investigation to determine the exact cause of the crash.

The accident occurred when the driver lost control of the vehicle, causing it to flip over and land upside down in a tree line. Joshi and Avasarala died on the spot. Anvi, who was seated in the rear of the vehicle, was transported to North Fulton Hospital, where she passed away from her injuries.

The wounded are being treated in the same facility.

Sriya was in the Shikaari petite dance team of the University of Georgia, and Anvi was in the Kalakaar a cappella group of the same university. Joshi was in the Alpharetta High School's cricket team.

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