Perambalur, May 20 UNI | 2 months ago

Three persons, including a couple, were killed and one other was injured in two different road accidents in Perambalur district of Tamilnadu today.

Police said the couple M Ramasamy (55) and his wife Mrs Pitchaiyammal (40) of Koothur village were riding a motor cycle, which collided with a speeding car at Aalathur gate on the Tiruchirapalli-Chennai National Highway under Padalur police limits

The duo were on their way to the temple when the accident occurred. They were rushed to Government headquarters hospital here where the couple succumbed to their injuries.

Police had taken into custody car driver S Muthukumar of Somarasampettai -Tiruchirapalli and are investigating.

In another accident, a 17-year-old was killed on the spot and one was injured, when a motor cycle which they were riding collided with a private bus at Krishnapuram under Arumbavur police limits near here today.

The deceased was identified as Vigneswaran of Perambalur. The injured Tamilselvan was admitted to Government headquarters hospital here, police said.

The duo attempted to overtake a lorry and lost control of the two wheeler, and dashed against the private bus coming from the opposite direction, was said to be the reason behind the accident.

Police are investigating.

(Posted on 21-05-2014)