Tuticorin, Mar 6 (UNI) Three members of a family, including a boy were killed on the spot and three critically injured when a car in which they were travelling rammed into the rearside of a stationary lorry near Ottapidaram on the Tuticorin-Madurai highway today.
Police said the occupants of the car were proceeding to Madurai to purchase clothes for a family function, when the accident occurred.
The deceased were identified as Sankaralingam (60), his wife S Palaniyammal (56) and their grandson S Natarajan (7).
The injured were admitted to a private hospital here, police added.
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