Chennai: As many as six persons were killed and three others injured in four different accidents near Chennai on Monday night. Four of the deceased were bike riders while two others were travelling in a mini lorry when the mishaps happened. Two persons, including a B.Com student, were killed when the bike on which they were travelling lost control and smashed against a roadside barrier in Poonjeri near Mahabalipuram on Monday night.
The deceased were identified as Duraimurugan, 22, of Puzhuthivakkam and his relative Senthamizhan, 19, a college student. While Duraimurugan died on the spot, Senthmizhan died in Chennai government hospital where he was admitted.
In another accident involving a bike, Anbumani died while his son and pillion rider Daniel suffered serious injuries when their two wheeler collided with a car on the Tambaram- Kishkintha Salai on Monday night. The father and son hail from Melakotaiyur near Tambaram.
In a road mishap involving a lorry and a mini lorry and which happened on GST Road stretch between Maduranthagam and Melmaruvathur, two persons were killed. According to police, the mini lorry which was following a load laden lorry hit the lorry when it stopped suddenly. Driver Parthipan, 28, of T Nagar and Ezakkamuthu, 28, of Thittakudi died while another occupant Balaji, 32, was admitted to Chengalpet government hospital....