Five killed, three injured in mishap

Five persons were killed when their car collided with an omni bus on the Madras-Tiruchirapalli National Highway.

Last Updated: Apr 23, 2011, 11:45 AM IST

Tiruchirappalli: Five persons were
killed, four on the spot and three injured when their car
collided with an omni bus on the Madras-Tiruchirapalli
National Highway, about 30 km from here early this morning.

Police said one of the injured died en route to the
hospital and others have been hospitalised.
They said the men, all aged between 20 to 25, were in an
inebriated state.

The car hit the central median, landed on the other side
and collided with the Chennai bound omnibus, they said, adding
that the front portion of the car was badly mangled under the
impact.

PTI