S. Santhi (27) and her son Kruthik Aditya (4) died and four persons sustained injuries when the car in which they were travelling hit a tree near Dharapuram on Wednesday.
The police said the car was driven by Satish Kumar (29), Santhi’s husband.
The accident occurred along Dharapuram-Karur road.
The injured, Satish Kumar, Senthil Kumar (25), P. Selvi (47) and R. Leelavathi (65), were admitted to a private hospital in Coimbatore.
The Dharapuram police have registered a case against Satish Kumar.