Two relatives of Tiruchi MP P. Kumar died in a road accident here that occurred in the late hours of Thursday. The police gave the names of the victims as S. Chandra (55) and R. Marudhu Selvam (31), both from Kottapattu.

The two were returning home in a car after attending a condolence when Marudhu Selvam driving the vehicle suddenly lost control. The car dashed against a tree in the ‘G’ corner area.

Their relatives who were coming in another vehicle behind took the two to a private hospital where they succumbed. The Traffic Investigation (South) Unit has registered a case. Mr. Kumar is the AIADMK nominee for the Tiruchi Parliamentary Constituency. — Staff Reporter