Coimbatore: Four women killed as van hits trailer lorry

Coimbatore: Four women were killed and seven others injured when their van collided with a trailer lorry in Udumalpet, about 75 from here Friday.

They were coming from Pudukottai to attend a festival at the Masaniamman Temple near Pollachi, when the mishap occured early this morning, police said.

While the women--identified as Chitra, Shanti, Kalaiselvi and Vellayammal--died on the spot, the injured, including two kids aged one year and one and half years were admitted to the Government hospital in Udumalpet, they said.