Two persons were killed when a speeding van rammed a container lorry at Maduravoyal here early on Wednesday.

According to police sources, the van closely following the lorry hit it after the driver of the heavy vehicle applied the brakes suddenly. Both the vehicles were proceeding towards to Koyambedu from Ambattur. The van driver Sundararajan (25) and his friend Velmurugan (25) of Tuticorin district suffered serious injuries and died on the way to the hospital.

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