Lorry falls on its side

A goods lorry fell on its side on Saturday night after hitting an electric pole.

According to police sources,

the lorry was carrying

goods from Kannappan Nagar in Pollachi to Villupuram.

The incident occurred when

the driver Dakshniamurthy, a resident of Villupuram,

lost control of the vehicle near Rasakkapalam along Palladam Road. The vehicle hit an electric pole and went over the side of the road. The driver escaped with minor injuries.

However, the electric pole was damaged and power supply was disrupted in the area. The Mahalingapuram Police have registered a case.

Further investigations are underway.