The incident occurred at around 5 pm near Kurmed village under Chintapally mandal when the police vehicle was returning to the headquarter after following the convoy of Home Minister Nayani Narasimha Reddy that had already left for Hyderabad, a police officer said.
One G Jangaiah, who was driving an auto-rickshaw, was injured after the police vehicle hit the three-wheeler. He was shifted to a hospital in Hyderabad where he succumbed to his injuries, the police office said.
The police vehicle was not in the convoy, he said, adding "the mishap occurred after the Minister's convoy passed."
Action will be taken in the case as per law, it added.