One killed, 50 injured in road accidents

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Tiruchirapalli, Sep 15 (UNI) One person was killed and fifty injured in three separate road accidents in this district of Tamil Nadu today.

Police said a 65-year-old man, riding on a two-wheeler was run-over by a lorry at Sethuraman Pillai Colony in the city.

The deceased was identified as Somasundaram of Melakalkandarkottai.

In other accident, 40 people of a marriage party were wounded when their lorry overturned after it collided head-on with another vehicle at Hirudayapuram near Lalgudi near here.

The injured were admitted to Government Headquarters Hospital in the city.

Another accident wounded ten people when a state transport corporation bus and a car collided head-on at suburban Mathur here.

The mishap occurred when the bus was proceeding to Keeranur and hit by oncoming car.

Traffic on the busy Tiruchirapalli-Pudukkottai National Highway was affected for a couple of hours due to the accident, police added.

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