Spate of accidents

Staff Reporter

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The city and suburbs witnessed a spate of road accidents on Monday night, most of them a result of drunken driving. Kannan, 25; Balu, 22; Aji Kumar, 25; Satheesan, 22; Murugan, 39; and George, 50; were injured when the autorickshaw they were travelling in overturned near Model School Junction.

Joy, 32, hailing from Alappuzha, was injured when the autorickshaw he was travelling in overturned near Medical College Hospital. The police later arrested the driver who was reportedly drunk. Villu, 29, and Arun, 22, were injured when the bike they were travelling on collided with a car at Kesavadasapuram.

The casualty wing of Medical College Hospital recorded more than two dozen cases of road accidents on Monday night.

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