In a tragic incident, a 67-year- old man was killed and his son seriously injured in a road mishap on Tuesday evening at Vengara near Thiruvallam on the outskirts of the city.
The deceased has been identified as Venugopalan Achari(67) of TC 19/2181, Thazheveedu, Mudavanmugal. His son Bijukumar who has seriously injured in the accident was admitted to the Medical College hospital. Venugopalan Achari died on the spot. His body has been shifted to Medical College mortuary. Police said both of them were carpenters.
According to Traffic police, the motorbike on which they were travelling collided with a Hyundai car at 5 pm near Vengara temple.
Driver of the car escaped from the scene after the accident.
Police said search was on to nab the car driver.