Chennai

Man dies in accident

A 60-year-old man died and his 2-year-old grand daughter was critically injured after the two-wheeler they were travelling in was knocked down by a container lorry in Tiruvottiyur on Thursday.

According to police, Snehashri is the daughter of Jayaprakash and Lakshmi residing in Nethaji Nagar in Tiruvottiyur. She is studying in a private school in the locality. On Thursday morning, Snehashri’s grandfather Krishnamurthy was taking her to school when a container lorry hit the two-wheeler. While Krishnamurthy died on the spot, the child was rushed to a private hospital where she is undergoing treatment.

The Madhavaram police have registered a case and have arrested the lorry driver Kalidas, 35.

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