5 members of a household, together with two girls, died on the spot in an accident close to Ayyampalayam on the Tiruvannamalai-Chengam highway on Tuesday afternoon.
In keeping with the police, the deceased have been recognized as Srinath Reddy, 55, his spouse Chandra, 45, their son Bharath, daughter Shalini and son-in-law Sandeep. Reddy, a granite businessman from Koramangala in Bengaluru in Karnataka have been travelling to Sri Arunachaleswarar Temple in Tiruvannamalai. Police officers stated the automobile and a lorry from Tiruvannamalai collided head-on and within the impression the automobile was crushed beneath the lorry. Each the automobiles have been dragged off the highway. On listening to the lour noise, close by residents got here to the rescue of the victims.
Fireplace service personnel and police extricated the our bodies after an hour’s wrestle.
The lorry driver Rajnikanth of Bargur in Krishnagiri district was admitted with a number of accidents within the Authorities Hospital at Tiruvannamalai.
Tiruvannamalai taluk police are investigating.