Tamil Nadu

Four of a family die in accident in Dharmapuri

The vehicles damaged in the accident.

The vehicles damaged in the accident.  

Two cars were involved in collision

Four of a family, including two children, died in an accident near Malapuram in Dharmapuri on Saturday.

According to the police, the deceased were identified as A.Thirumoorthy, 45, his wife Latha, 41, her niece V. Abinaya Keerthi, 13, and the couple’s son Nithin Abinav, 13.

The victims were returning from Adhiyamankottai. On the Dharmapuri–Hogenekkal Road, a car coming in the opposite direction collided head-on with the vehicle they were travelling in. While Latha succumbed to her injuries, Thirumoorthy, Nithin Abinav, Vedha Krithika, and Abinaya Keerthi were rushed to the Dharmapuri Government Hospital. However, only Vedha Kirthika survived.

Vivek, from Vellore, Rathinavel, from Pandahalli, Saravanan and Prakash, from Palakode, who were in the other car, that came in the opposite direction, suffered injuries and are undergoing treatment. The police have registered a case and are investigating.

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