A 19-year-old youth and his 18-year-old cousin were killed as their bike collided head-on with a lorry on Tirunindravur-Periyapalayam road on Sunday morning. Another girl, who was also riding pillion, has been admitted at the hospital.
When they reached Nathemedu junction around 9.15 am, their bike collided head-on with a lorry carrying cement bags coming from the opposite direction. While Venkatesan and Sathyapriya died on the spot, Sandhya has been admitted at Tiruvallur government hospital. Poonamallee traffic investigation police have registered a case and a hunt has been launched for the driver who fled the spot.
Woman fatally knocked down by tanker lorry
In another accident, a 37-year-old woman was fatally knocked down by a tanker lorry in Senneerkuppam on Saturday evening. The deceased Kannagi of Senneerkuppam was walking on the service road on Bengaluru-Chennai highway when the lorry coming in the opposite direction knocked her down. Poonamallee traffic investigation police have registered a case and further investigation is on.