Two killed in road accident

Staff Reporter

TIRUCHI: Two persons, including a woman, were killed in an accident after a lorry hit a car and two motorcycles on the Tiruchi – Thanjavur national highway at Ariyamangalam here on Saturday evening.

The deceased were identified as Jothimani (36) and Rajendran (47). Both were killed on the spot. The accident on the main road disrupted vehicular movement for some time.

Police sources said the lorry carrying water cans and bottles was on its way to Tiruchi from Thanjavur when it hit a car and subsequently hit two motorcycles. Jothimani and Rajendran who were travelling in separate motorcycles were killed on the spot. The lorry driver Selvam has been cited as the accused. The Traffic Investigation (South) Wing has registered a case.

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