Puducherry,Feb 29(UNI) A person was killed and another sustained serious injuries in a road accident near the Ossudu Lake here last night.
According to police, Vinod and his friend Suresh were talking on the road near the side of the lake when a speeding lorry hit them.
Both of them were rushed to the government general hospital here where Vinod succumbed to his injuries.
The condition of Suresh, who sustained head injuries, was said to be serious. The lorry driver was absconding.
In protest, villagers resorted to a road roko at the Pathhukkannu Road forcing police to lathicharge them.The mob also damaged a Puducherry Road Transport Corproation bus.
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