STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Two dead, three hurt as car hits bus on Chennai-Tiruchy highway

Two persons died and three were injured when the car in which they were travelling rammed a government bus on the Chennai-Tiruchy highway near Guduvanchery on Thursday night.

Published: 22nd September 2018 03:29 AM  |   Last Updated: 22nd September 2018 03:29 AM   |  A+A-

accident

Image used for representational purpose only

By Express News Service

CHENNAI: Two persons died and three were injured when the car in which they were travelling rammed a government bus on the Chennai-Tiruchy highway near Guduvanchery on Thursday night.

Police said Balakrishnan 60, a retired army personnel, his wife Selvi 56, her younger sister Chitra, 35, and Chitra’s daughter Tharani, 18, had hired a car which was driven by Jeganathan.

“The family had gone to MGR Nagar in Chennai to meet Balakrishnan’s son. Later, when the car was near the Guduvanchery bus stop, the driver tried to overtake a government bus and crashed into it. Balakrishnan and Chitra died on the spot, a police official said. Police said the bus was going from Chennai to Kumuli.
Passersby rushed Jeganathan, Tharani and Selvi to the Government Hospital, Chengalpattu.  Guduvanchery police have registered a case and are investigating.

Stay up to date on all the latest Chennai news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp