Staff Reporter

On Madurai-Virudhunagar highway

VIRUDHUNAGAR: Two lecturers of the American College in Madurai were killed in an accident when their car collided with a lorry on Thursday.

The police said the lecturers of Computer Science Department, N. Richard Devaraj (33) and V. Joseph Rajapandiyan (36), were on their way to participate in a seminar at a college here.

Both of them were killed on the spot following the head on collision on the Madurai-Virudhunagar highway near Chatrareddiyapatti.

The lorry was proceeding to Madurai from Virudhunagar.

Another lecturer, J. John Kamaraj (39) of the same college, was injured.

He was admitted to the Government Rajaji Hospital in Madurai.

Lorry driver arrested

The lorry driver, K. Tirumurugan, of Sivaganga was arrested.

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