Three youths crushed to death in accident near Ramanathapuram
In a gruesome road accident, three people, including two teenagers were crushed to death and five others suffered injuries in a car-bus collision in Keelaselvanoor police limit in the district on Wednesday morning.
Police said the deceased, identified as M Sathish aged 20, U.Umayabala, 18 and L.Vijayarangan, 18, were returning in a car after purchasing fire crackers from Sivakasi when the car collided with Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus at the early hours. All the victims hailed from Mayakulam, near Kilakarai, police said.
Four others who accompanied the deceased in the car suffered fractures and bleeding injuries and admitted to the government district headquarters hospital here, police said.
Krishnan, the driver of the TNSTC bus, which was proceeding to Thoothukudi from here also injured in the mishap and is being treated at the government hospital, police said.