Two men who were on their way to work on motorbike were killed after a tanker lorry knocked them down at Kancheepuram on Thursday night.
The accident took place on Thursday, as they were on their way to office for the night shift. They were on the Sriperumbudur-Tambaram Road when an unknown tanker lorry fatally knocked them down, the police added.
Thirumalai died on the spot, while Rahman suffered grievous injuries despite wearing a helmet. Rahman was rushed to the Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital, where he succumbed to injuries without responding to the treatment after a few hours.
The Sriperumbudur police have registered a case and are trying to trace the tanker lorry involved in the accident.