Tamil Nadu: Six killed in accident on Tiruchirapalli-Chennai highway
Chennai, December 7, 2022
Six people died in the early hours of Wednesday at Madhuranthangam in the Tiruchirapalli-Chennai highway when two trucks and a mini-truck collided.
Five persons were seriously injured in the accident.
The deceased, according to the police, were identified as Chandrashekhar (70), Damotharan (27), Sasikumar (34), Shekar (55), Ezhumamial(65) and Gokul (30).
The accident occurred around 4 a.m. when they were returning to Chennai after attending the Karthigai Deppam festival at Thiruvannamalai.
The accident, according to the police, happened when the mini-truck rammed into a truck moving in front of it and another truck that was coming from behind hit the mini-truck from behind.
Six persons, who were travelling in the mini truck, died on the spot while five were admitted to a hospital with serious injuries.