Two persons were killed on the spot and three injured seriously when their car collided with a truck near Gangaikondacholapurm, 15 km from here, on Thursday.

According to official sources, Rangaraj, who was driving the vehicle, and Ravi, were returning from Puducherry.

The injured have been admitted to hospital at Kumbakonam. The Meensurutti police have registered a case. — Special Correspondent