Four die in accidents in Tiruchi, Karur districts


Four persons died in separate road accidents in Tiruchi and Karur districts on Sunday. The fatal accident in Karur district occurred on the Karur - Madurai National Highway near Aravakurichi toll plaza.

A goods carrier transporting sugar from Maharashtra to Dindigul fatally knocked down two pedestrians – K. Kumar (30) and M. Muthuraj (29) – while they were crossing the National Highway in the morning. Both victims were from Indira Nagar area.

The lorry driver K. Sekar (40) of Tiruthuraipoondi in Tiruvarur district was arrested, said police sources. The Aravakurichi police has registered a case.

The accident in Tiruchi district occurred in Thuraiyur police station limits in the late night hours.

Sources said R. Anand (33) and T. Chinnasamy (40) were proceeding on a motorcycle from Thuraiyur to Kaliampatti when the vehicle and a State Transport Corporation bus that came in the opposite direction collided head-on at Kalipatti.

The two died in the accident. Thuraiyur police have registered a case.

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