Three passengers of a car died when the vehicle got involved in a collision with a State Transport Corporation bus at Avinashipalayam near here on Tuesday. Another passenger in the car sustained injuries and was admitted to the District Headquarters hospital.

The deceased were identified as V. Ramachandran (32) from Nattukalpalayam in Pollachi, P. Kuppusamy (34) from Govindanur near Pollachi, and R. Ravishankar (32) from Chinnampalayam in Pollachi taluk. The police sources said the car was going from Kangayam to Pollachi and the bus from Coimbatore to Tiruchi when the accident occurred.

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