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Three dead, five injured in car-truck collision near Thiruvananthapuram's Attingal

The police said they were travelling with five others in a car headed to Kalluvathukkal from Thiruvananthapuram after attending a marriage function.

Published: 15th June 2020 10:49 AM  |   Last Updated: 15th June 2020 11:17 AM   |  A+A-

Accident, Road accident

For representational purposes

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Three people died and five others were left critically injured when a car collided with a lorry at TB junction near Attingal on Sunday midnight.

The deceased were identified as Azeem, Maneesh and Prince- all natives of Kalluvathukkal in Kollam district.

The police said they were travelling with five others in a car headed to Kalluvathukkal from Thiruvananthapuram after attending a marriage function.

The lorry that hit their car was carrying cartons of milk.

The two vehicles collided head-on and in the impact, the car was thrown into a mud bank nearby where it turned turtle.

The exact reason for the collision however, is not known yet.

The police and fire and rescue personnel had a tough time pulling out the injured from the mangled vehicle.

They have been admitted to Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Hospital.



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