A functionary of the Tamizhaga Makkal Munnetra Kazhagam died and three others were injured after the car in which they were travelling rammed a stationary town bus on the Tiruchi–-Chennai national highway at Chinnar in Perambalur district on Wednesday night.

Police identified the deceased as M. Jagadeeswaran (40), head of the party’s Tirunelveli district unit. Police sources said the car was following the vehicle of the party president John Pandian who was proceeding towards Chennai.

The driver and two others of the car were referred to the Annal Gandhi Memorial Government Hospital in Tiruchi.

The Mangalamedu Police are investigating.

Keywords: road accident