One person was killed and eight others seriously injured when a speeding tipper lorry carrying quarry dust rammed into a wayside eatery (Thattukada), after hitting a private bus parked on the wayside, at Enathu near Adoor on Saturday night.

According to police, the deceased has been identified as Meethkumar (36) from Mannadi, an employee at Parakode block panchayat office.

All the injured have been rushed to the Medical Colleges at Kottayam and Thiruvananthapuram, police said. The Police have registered a case.

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