The driver of a lorry was killed when the vehicle overturned on the Dhimbam ghat road on Wednesday.

Police said the lorry was proceeding from Karnataka to Dindigul carrying onions. The driver was negotiating the 18th hairpin bend when he lost control of the lorry. The vehicle overturned.

Driver of the lorry Mohammed Abbas died on the spot, while cleaner Batcha received serious injuries.

The injured was admitted to Sathyamangalam government hospital.

Police registered a case.

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