Three persons who were returning home from a marriage were killed and 17 others injured when a cargo carrier they were travelling in overturned near Vandavasi on Sunday.

The victims are Durai (30), Nallathambi (55) and Annamalai (65) of Chinna Kozhipuliyur village near Vandavasi. They, along with about 20 others of their village, had gone to Chetpet to attend a marriage reception on Saturday night. During their return journey, the vehicle overturned near J. Patti junction past midnight.

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