Sai Kumar Adluru of Chittoor dies in US accident

Updated at 10.43 PM, Monday, May 15, 2017

Chittoor: Adluru Sai Kumar, 24, student of Masters in Electrical Engineering in Northern Illinois University of USA, died in a fatal road accident in the wee hours of May 14, 2017. The accident took place on the Lincoln Highway near the University. The other person who was with him in his car was injured. The injured person was taking treatment in a hospital.

The accident occurred when his car was hit by another car from behind. Sai Kumar and his friend were returning in their car after attending a programme in the University when the mishap occurred.

Adluru Sai Kumar hailed from Chittoor district in Andhra Pradesh. He was the eldest son of Adluru Chandra Sekhar Raju and Suhasini of Sri Bomma Raju Puram of Vadamala Peta Mandalam. Sai Kumar completed his B. Tech at SRM Engineering College in Chennai and then moved to US for his MS in Electrical Engineering.

A pall of gloom has descended on the village with the news of Sai Kumar death in accident reaching the village. Almost all villagers visited the house of Chandrasekhara Raju to console them and express their sympathies. Local media reports said that Sai Kumar informed his parents a few days ago that he would come to India after completing his course in the next  three months.

Sai Kumar’s friends are raising funds to send the body to Chittoor and the body may arrive in his hometown on Wednesday. While the fund raising goal was set at $20.000, the collections have already exceeded $38.800 in 24 hours. More and more donations are pouring in for the fund raising campaign.