3 killed, 12 injured as van collides with truck
Three merchants were killed and 12 others sustained injuries when the van they were travelling collided with a speeding truck at Kattalaikudiyiruppu locality near Shenkottah in this district, today. Preliminary reports quoting police said the occupants of the van were going to Kerala to sell garments, when the tragedy occurred.
The deceased were identified as Ramakrishnan (26), Thalamuthu (35) and Sankaralingam (32). The injured were admitted to the Government Medical College Hospital, here.
Further investigations were on.