Three persons died in two accidents on Tuesday. In the first incident, a mini-van collided with a container lorry at Kalyani Chetty Street on Ennore Expressway near Tiruvottiyur on Tuesday night. The deceased are Chandrasekar (28), the driver of the mini-van and S. Kumar (24). A search is on for the driver of the container lorry who escaped from the spot.

In another incident, Kunj Ahmed Haji, (78), was killed after his vehicle hit a median at the junction of Peters Road and Ali Khan Hussain Street on Tuesday night. He was proceeding towards Anna Square on Royapettah flyover when the accident occurred.