Staff Reporter

TIRUNELVELI: Two youths were killed in a road accident near here on Thursday.

The police said that P. Anbarasan (24) and X. Ruberts, both only sons to their parents from Kaavalkinaru under the Panagudi police station limits, were coming to Tirunelveli Junction in a two-wheeler.

When they reached Konganthaanpaarai junction, the bike dashed against a tipper lorry, in which Anbarasan was killed on the spot while Ruberts sustained serious injuries.

Though he was rushed to a private hospital at Vannarpettai, he succumbed to injuries.

The lorry driver, U. Esakki (24) of Pandaarakulam under Thaazhaiyuththu police station limits has been arrested.