Staff Reporter

TIRUCHI: A 24-year-old woman was run over by a lorry on Amma Mandapam Road in Srirangam on Tuesday. The victim was identified as R. Ezhil of Karumandapam.

The woman was riding pillion on a motorcycle driven by her relative Sidharthan when a lorry carrying bricks hit the vehicle while trying to overtake. The occupants of the motorcycle fell and Ezhil came under the wheels of the lorry.

The lorry driver Anguraj was arrested. The Traffic Investigation (North) Unit has registered a case, the police said.

Ban order

The Commissioner of Police Pramod Kumar has issued an order prohibiting assemblies, meetings, processions, agitations and demonstrations within the city for a period of 15 days from 7 a.m. on July 14 to 7 a.m. on July 29, a police press release said.