Two women were killed in a road accident at Anaipalayam near here on Friday. Police said that some farm hands from Nanjaikalikurichi near Chinnadarapuram and who were working in the fields near Anaipalayam were resting and taking lunch on the roadside when an unidentified vehicle ran over a couple of them late afternoon.

In the mishap, M.Kuppammal (45) and K.Thulasiammal (52), both belonging to Anaipalayam, were killed on the spot while their co-worker Selvi (35) who sustained grievous injuries has been rushed to a private hospital in Coimbatore.

Chinnadarapuram police have registered a case and are hunting for the vehicle .