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    (Thursday, August 24, 2023 ) In a shocking incident that unfolded around 8:45 pm on Thursday, a total of seven cars were involved in a massive accident at the notorious APPA junction. The collision, which occurred at different spots within the junction, highlighted the dangers posed by the area’s narrow roads and inadequate infrastructure.

    Eyewitnesses reported that two vehicles initially collided, triggering a chain reaction of collisions as five more cars rammed into each other due to heavy traffic conditions. The absence of functioning street lights at the time of the accident further exacerbated the situation, leading to confusion and reduced visibility.

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    APPA junction has long been known as a high-traffic area with narrow roads that make it a highly accident-prone zone. Despite its reputation, the street lights remained unlit, adding to the risks faced by drivers navigating the challenging intersection. The lack of proper road width and infrastructure only adds to the peril of those passing through the junction.

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    The aftermath of the accident resulted in a colossal traffic jam that stretched nearly 3 kilometers from the scene. Commuters were stuck for hours, frustrated by the lack of immediate assistance and the congested roads. The incident drew attention to the pressing need for better road planning and traffic management in the city.

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    Promises of improvement have fallen short, as the government’s claimed sanction of a four-lane road widening project at APPA junction remains largely on paper and in the realm of social media posts by elected officials. The proposed project, which was announced by local MPs and MLAs nearly two years ago, has yet to see any substantial progress on the ground.

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    This situation has fueled growing dissatisfaction among residents with Chevalla MP Ranjit Reddy and MLA Kale Yadaiya. As the upcoming elections draw near, constituents have expressed their disappointment at the lack of meaningful action taken by these elected officials to address the longstanding issues plaguing APPA junction. Many are questioning the sincerity of the promises made by Reddy and Yadaiya, as their constituencies continue to suffer due to the lack of infrastructural development.

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    The accident at APPA junction serves as a stark reminder of the urgent need for improved road safety measures and infrastructure upgrades in the city. As residents demand more accountable leadership and tangible progress, the upcoming elections could potentially be a turning point in the ongoing struggle to transform APPA junction from an accident hotspot into a safe and efficiently managed intersection.

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    Rajesh M
    Rajesh M
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