General secretary of the Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam Vaiko helped a functionary of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam and his friend who got injured in a road accident. He got them admitted to Cuddalore headquarters government hospital on Sunday.

The police sources said that while Mr. Vaiko was returning to Cuddalore after attending a family function of a party man at B. Mutlur, he saw two persons with injuries lying on the road side at Periapattu.

Mr. Vaiko directed his driver to stop the car and went to the injured persons to enquire about their health. The injured were Arjunan (45), a DMK functionary at Periapattu, and his friend Manikandan (30). Mr. Vaiko asked the partymen accompanying him to take the injured immediately to the government hospital.