Two people died in separate road accidents in Sriperumbudur and Chromepet on Monday.
In the second incident, a driver who was sleeping at a construction site near Chromepet was run over by a lorry on Monday. Suresh (20) of Chromepet, a lorry driver, came to the site early on Monday and was sleeping after parking his lorry. A few hours later, Iyyapan (35) who came to the site with a load of stones reversed his lorry without noticing that Suresh was sleeping on the ground. Police said the lorry ran over Suresh killing him instantly. A team from Shankar Nagar station sent the body for autopsy and arrested Iyyapan.