A first year MBA student of a private engineering college and his father were killed under the wheels of a lorry after a bus brushed past their two-wheeler on Masanaickenpatti Bypass here on Wednesday. The police said that R. Selvaraj (21) was driving while his father Rajendran was riding pillion. They were on their way to catch the college bus in Seelanaickenpatti. While nearing the bypass, a bus moving towards Salem brushed their vehicle and Selvaraj lost control and fell on the road. A tanker lorry moving in the same direction crushed them to death on the spot. Their bodies were taken to Government Mohan Kumaramangalam Medical College Hospital. The Traffic Investigation Wing has registered a case and is investigating.

— Staff Reporter