Four persons lost their lives when a lorry and their vehicle collided near Govindampalayam on Sunday morning.

Four persons, including two women and a girl child, were killed and nine others injured in a road accident near here early Sunday morning.

Police said Prasad (35), his daughter Shalini (2), their kin K. Bharathi (23) and S. Devi (18) along with other relatives were returning to Tirupur from Samayapuram in Tiruchi district when their vehicle was involved in a collision with a blue metal laden lorry from K. Paramathi in Karur district to Nagapattinam. The incident occurred near Govindampalayam in Karur district.

While Prasad, Bharathi and Devi were killed on the spot, Shalini died at the Government Hospital here. Nine others, who suffered injuries were being treated at a private hospital. Karur town police have registered a case and are investigating.

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