A 28-year-old autorickshaw driver was killed and a woman travelling in his vehicle was seriously injured when it collided with a truck at Neyyattinkara. The police identified the deceased as Sebastian, 28, of Balaramapuram. The passenger, Vasantha, has been admitted to a private hospital in a critical condition.

The police have registered a case of rash and negligent driving and violating the legal speed limit.

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