Eleven persons were injured in an accident near Karivalamvanthanallur in the district on Sunday.

Police said that 11 persons from Aathipatti in Theni district were coming to Alamanaickenpatti near Sankarankoil in a car to attend a funeral. At Solaiserry under Karivalamvanthanallur police station limits, a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus, proceeding from Sankarankoil to Srivilliputtur, hit the van.

While P. Eswaran (38), the car driver, M. Paramasivan (32), M. Gopal (35) and G. Gurusamy (44) were sent to Government Rajaji Hospital, Madurai, for treatment, the remaining seven were rushed to nearby hospitals.