1 dead, 5 injured as lorry driver loses control, rams into Thanjavur shop

On information, Tiruvaiyaru police rushed all the injured to Thanjavur Medical College Hospital. However, Rasiya Begam succumbed to her injuries in the hospital.
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TIRUCHY: A sand-laden lorry that lost control rammed into a shop in which a woman died and five persons sustained injuries in Thanjavur on Tuesday. T Veeramani (48), lorry driver from Pattukkottai was proceeding to Thanjavur after loading sand from Government sand quarry at Maruvur. He lost control while nearing Nadukadai and rammed into a shop and hit A Meera Maideen (50), A Mohammed Rafeek (48), G Shahul Hameed (45), K Selvam (38) and A Rasiya Begam (55) who were standing adjacent to the shop. In the impact, all of them sustained severe injuries and the driver Veeramani escaped with a minor injury. On information, Tiruvaiyaru police rushed all the injured to Thanjavur Medical College Hospital. However, Rasiya Begam succumbed to her injuries in the hospital.

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