Staff Reporter

TIRUCHI: A motorcycle rider was fatally knocked down by an omni van on the Tiruchi–Namakkal Main Road at Thottiyam in the early hours on Monday.

The deceased was identified as T. Subhash Chandra Bose (35). Police said Subhash Chandra Bose was riding the motorcycle on the main road when the van collided head-on with the vehicle killing him on the spot.

The van driver K. Sakthivel was arrested.

The police have registered a case.


In another incident, a 40-year-old woman died after a tractor overturned at Venkatnayakkanpatti near Thuvarankurichi on Sunday. The victim was identified as C. Pappa.

Police said that the woman was travelling in the tractor which overturned due to negligent driving. The woman who sustained head injury died on the way to the hospital.

The tractor driver V. Ponraman was arrested.

The police have registered a case.