Two pedestrians were killed when a van hit them at Veliyankode near Ponnani on Monday.

The police said Puthuveettil Kunhimon, 37, and Kalathil Ali, 30, were run over by the speeding van. The driver had lost control of the vehicle, which rammed an electric post.

The van was coming from Nedumbassery.

Noushad was an autorickshaw driver and Ali an electrician. Both of them were from Veliyankode. They were going for the day’s work when the accident happened in the morning.

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