Three persons belonging to the same family were killed in an accident on Saturday night.

According to sources, Sundaram (35) of Sirunavalpattu in Cheyyar taluk was going home on his motorcycle with his wife Mala (32) and daughter Anasuya (10) from a marriage. When he crossed Chennai-Bangalore National Highway and turned right at Avalur junction, a car coming from Chennai hit the bike from behind, throwing them down. Mala and Anasuya sustained injuries and died on the way to hospital. Sundaram died at Government Vellore Medical College Hospital, Adukkamparai, on Sunday morning.

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