Three members of a family were killed when a lorry hit the moped they were travelling from behind early on Saturday.

The accident took place along the Tirupur-Avinashi highway.

The dead were identified as N. Mani (32), his wife Janaki (26), and daughter Subashree (5).

Police sources said that Mani and Janaki were taking their daughter, who had suddenly fallen ill, to hospital. — Staff Reporter

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