Former AIADMK MP and actor Ramarajan suffered multiple injuries in a road accident at Nallamanayakanpatti near Kalligudi in the early hours of Sunday. The car driver died on the spot.

Madurai Rural Police said that Mr. Ramarajan was proceeding to Tiruchendur after addressing a public meeting in Dindigul district when the car dashed against a road-side bus stop shelter. The driver, identified as Rajarathinam (46) of T. Nagar, Chennai, died on the spot.

Mr. Ramarajan suffered injuries on the head, right hand and forehead. The actor's assistant was also injured and admitted to a hospital.