A 30-year-old man died when a speeding lorry rammed into a State government bus on Wednesday.

Police said Anthony Arokiaraj, a resident of Uthiramerur, was travelling on the bus. The bus was on the Chengalpattu Bypass of Grand Southern Trunk Road, when around 1.30 a.m. on Wednesday, a lorry rammed into it. Arokiaraj, the bus conductor Balamurugan and four others were injured and rushed to a hospital, where Arokiaraj died.

 The others were out of danger and the lorry driver fled from the spot, police added.

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