Nishith Narayana, son of Municipal Administration Minister P Narayana, and his friend Raja Ravi Varma died when the Mercedes Benz SUV in which they were traveling rammed into a pillar of Hyderabad Metro.
The accident occurred on Road Number 36, Jubilee Hills, a posh locality, around 3 am.
Police said though the air balloons had opened, such was the impact of the collision that the duo sustained critical injuries, resulting in their death.
Police suspect that the car was being driven at a high speed. It was not clear who was driving the vehicle.
Narayana’s family members rushed to Apollo Hospital, where the bodies were kept. The Minister, who was on a visit to London, is rushing back.