IMAGE: BJP MP G V L Narasimha Rao after the accident. Photograph: Kind courtesy @SaurabhKhamar/Twitter
A woman was fatally knocked down by a car in which Bharatiya Janata Party MP G V L Narasimha Rao was travelling in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh on Friday evening, police said.
Another woman, who was injured, has been hospitalised. Her condition was said to be stable.
The occupants of the car were safe, police said.
The Rajya Sabha member was on his way to Vijayawada from Prakasam district when the two women suddenly tried to cross the National Highway at Kolanukonda village, police said.
One of the women was killed on the spot while another suffered injuries, police said.
The car then hit the divider and stopped.
The MP proceeded to Vijayawada in another car even as police took the car driver into custody.