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Coimbatore

Two killed in accidents involving lorries

Covai Post Network

Two persons were killed in two different accidents involving lorries in the city. According to police, the first accident took place at the Coimbatore-Palakkad L&T By pass Road near Pattanampudur Pirivu. Sedhurajan (23) of Thittakudi in Cuddalore, who was driving the lorry at a very high speed, suddenly brought the vehicle to a halt. Another lorry coming behind rammed against Sedhurajan’s vehicle. The driver of the second lorry, Sakthi, died on the spot.

His body was handed over to his relatives after post-mortem. In the second accident on Coimbatore-Mettupalayam Road, a motorbike was hit from the back by a lorry, driven by one Amjad Khan. The motorist, Rajendran, who sustained head injuries was rushed to a private hospital at Kovundampalayam, where he died. Rajendran’s body was later shifted to CMCH for post-mortem.

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