Staff Reporter

CHENNAI: One person died and another was injured in an accident in Poonamallee on Saturday. Thangaraju (65) was riding pillion on a motorcycle, driven by 45-year-old Tirumal when they were returning from Tiruverkadu.

A water tanker bound for Chennai tried to avoid hitting a container lorry negotiating a U-turn near Kumanan Chavady near Poonamallee. The tanker driver lost control and hit the motorcycle.

The pillion rider was thrown off and killed. Tirumal, has been admitted to the Government Kilpauk Hospital. Thangaraju’s body has been sent for postmortem. The police have registered a case.,

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