Staff Reporter

Nagercoil: Four persons were killed in two separate road accidents in Kanyakumari district on Tuesday.

According to police sources, Levin (17) of Marukalthalai near here and his friend Vasanth (19) of Thandanayakkankonam were coming towards Nagercoil from Thovalai in a motorcycle.

Levin lost control of the vehicle and hit a tree at Therekalputhur.

Levin died on the spot and Vasanth died on the way to Kanyakumari Government Medical College Hospital at Asaripallam.

In another accident, Stalin Samathanam (55) and some construction workers were coming towards Nagercoil to Thucakaly in a tempo when a lorry from the opposite direction hit their vehicle.

The impact was very severe that the tempo turned upside down and fell into a ditch near Villukury. In this accident Stalin Samathanam and an unidentified worker were killed on the spot. Another worker, Selvaraj, was admitted to a private hospital.

The police have registered two cases and are investigating.