Four killed in two accidents

Published: 20th December 2012 12:07 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th December 2012 12:07 PM   |  A+A-


Two persons were crushed to death and seven injured when a lorry ploughed into a group of people walking along the National Highway to a temple here, police said.

The group of about 50 devotees from Neikarapatty were on their way to Uthmasholapuram when the mishap occurred, they said.

The lorry from Maharashtra was on its way to Namakkal.

The injured have been hospitalised, police said.

In another mishap at nearby Ethapur, two persons on a two wheeler were crushed to death when they were hit by a lorry while crossing the road, they said.


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