Woman, girl child crushed to death as truck falls on minivan near Trichy | Trichy News – Times of India


TRICHY: A woman and a girl child were crushed to death when a truck fell on a minivan at Vaathalai in Trichy district of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.
The deceased have been identified as R Rasathi, 42, of Koonavelampatti in Namakkal district and R Rakshana, 2. Rakshana’s mother R Priyadharshini, 23, suffered injuries.
Police said seven people, including Rasathi, Rakshana and Priyadharshini, had gone to Samayapuram Mariamman temple in a minivan. On their way back to Namakkal, they stopped the vehicle on the roadside at Vaathalai.
A truck proceeding from Salem went berserk as the driver lost control of it. The truck overturned and fell on the minivan, killing two and injuring one. The accident happened around 2pm.
The Vaathalai police registered a case against truck driver M Ashok, 24, of Sankarapuram. He was absconding.





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