A 25-year-old man, who had sustained injuries in a road accident near Tirupattur on January 4, succumbed to injuries after undergoing treatment at a government hospital at Chennai on Saturday morning.

Tirupattur Taluk police said the deceased Parthiban, a resident of MGR Nagar, Andipetti post in Chengam taluk of Tiruvannamalai district had come to Tirupattur with two of his friends. The trio was returning to their village in the two-wheeler on January 4.

Parthiban, who was riding the bike, had applied the brakes suddenly as a dog had crossed the road near Perrampattu. In the impact, the trio fell from the vehicle. Parthiban sustained injuries and was rushed to a government hospital in Chennai, where he succumbed to injuries during the early hours of Saturday, police said. Tirupattur taluk police have registered a case. — Staff Reporter