Two youth were killed while another occupant suffered injuries when the bike on which they were travelling was knocked down by a car at Sellappampatti on the National Highway-7 during the late hours of Monday.
The deceased were identified as P. Thangaraj (23) of Selliampalayam and R. Suresh (22) of Nochipatti.
Police said that the deceased and their fellow occupant K. Narayana Murthy (31) of Karaikuruchipudur were working in a poultry farm near Namakkal.
It was learnt that Suresh and Thangaraj succumbed to injuries on the spot while Murthy who sustained serious injuries was admitted to a private hospital near Namakkal. The bodies of the deceased were sent to the Namakkal Government Hospital for post-mortem.