The death toll in an accident in which a car collided with two motorbikes at Kazhakuttam on Wednesday night rose to three with two youths, who sustained serious head injuries, succumbing to injuries on Thursday.

The dead are Renesh (26), a resident of Ottapalam, and Harish (21), a resident of Mangalapuram, near here. While Renesh died at the Government Medical College Hospital in the wee hours of Thursday, Harish breathed his last late in the day at a private hospital. The bodies were handed over to their relatives after post-mortem, the police said.

The dead were employees of the Technopark and were on their way back after work when a speeding car hit their motorcycles.

Another two-wheeler rider Prabhu Vijayan, 38, was killed on the spot in the accident occurred around 11 p.m.

A case has been registered against the driver of the car under sections 304 A, 337 and 338 of IPC, police said.

Another killed

In another accident, a two-wheeler rider was run over by a speeding lorry bearing Tamil Nadu registration at Chempakamangalam, near Kazhakuttam, on Thursday night.

The deceased is yet to be identified, the police said.