4 killed, eight injured in road accidents
Four people, including a 4-year-old boy, were killed and eitht others, including a two-year-old girl, injured in two saperate road accident in Trichy-Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu since yesterday.
Police said Velmurugan (28) and his son Yogeswaran (4) were killed and Kavitha (23) and Abiramai (2) injured when their motorcycle collided with a speeding lorry on the Tiruchi-Madurai national highway bypass at Kangeyam malai area city tody.
Velmurugan and his family members were on their way to Madurai when the mishap occured.
Kavitha and two-year-old girl were rushed to Government hospital, police said.
In another accident, two people were killed and six others injured when their sand lorry overturned in the middle of the road at Kallupatti police limit in Pudukottai, yesterday.
All the injured were rushed to government medical college hospital in Thanjavur. Two people succummbed to their injuries.
Six others, including the lorry driver were admitted to Government hospital in Thanjavur. Their condition was stated to be critical, police said.
(Posted on 26-05-2014)