Thrissur: In a tragic incident, a woman and a five-year-old boy were killed in an accident during a pleasure ride at Cheruthuruthy in Thrissur. The deceased are indentified as Sidharth Sekhar (5) and Dhanasree (38), both natives of Pune. Three others in the vehicle suffered injuries.
The incident occurred on Saturday at a private resort. The jeep in the resort which took the tourists for an off-road trip met with the accident. The vehicle overturned after losing control due to brake failure.
The two were killed on the spot. The driver who is a Malayalee was taken to hospital with severe injuries.
An elderly man, two children and two women were taking a ride in the vehicle.
The bodies are kept at PK Das Hospital at Palakkad. Cheruthuruthy Police have registered a case and initiated investigation.