Chennai, Nov 6: Four people, including two children, were crushed to death and an equal number injured in a collision between an overcrowded car and acid-laden lorry near Vaagaikulam in southern Tamil Nadu on Thursday, Nov 6. Reports received at the police headquarters here said the accident occurred around 0530 hrs on Tuticorin-Tirunelveli Highway, when the victims were proceeding to Tirunelveli from Tuticorin.
The incident took place as the car driver, who cramped for space, lost control over the wheels. Four passengers, identified as Prema (53), Konalakshmi (5), Kavya Nivasini (3) and driver Bala (30) died on the spot, reports added.
Four others, who sustained injuries, were admitted to the Tuticorin Government Hospital.