Chennai, June 6 (BPNS)
Two people were killed and six others grievously injured when the car in which they were traveling rammed into a tipper lorry that was parked on the side of the road. The incident occurred in the early morning hours of Monday at Tindivanam.
Those dead are Murugan 38 and S. Shanthi of Murungampakkam in Puducherry.
Six others, Hemavathy 36, M. Krishika 3, M. Krishitha 5, S. Mangalavathy 40, S. Poorvika, 11, and E. Jagadeeshwari 58 sustained injuries and were admitted to Puducherry government hospital.
Police said that the accident took place at 4.30 am when the family was returning to Puducherry from Tindivanam. Murugan who was driving the vehicle lost control at hit the tipper lorry from behind. Murugan and Shanthi lost their lives immediately.