TAMIL NADU

Youth killed as van hits two-wheeler

CHENNAI, DEC. 27. A 22-year-old youth was killed after he was hit by a van on GST Road near Kathipara junction on Wednesday.

Police said, the victim, Nandaraj, was returning home in a two-wheeler around 5-30 p.m. A van which came behind, hit him and he sustained grievous injuries. He was taken to a nearby private hospital, where he was declared dead on arrival. St.Thomas Mount Police registered a case.

In another accident at Red Hills, a school student was killed when a lorry hit his two-wheeler on which he was proceeding on Bazaar Road. Red Hills police registered a case.

In both the accidents, the van and the lorry drivers fled the scene, police added.