Bike rams into another bike amidst racing at Changanassery; 3 killed


Sethunath Natesan, Murukan Achari, P S Sarath

Changanassery: In a freak mishap, a racing bike rammed into another bike killing three people here on Wednesday night. The deceased are identified as Pothode native Murukan Achari (67), Changanassery Karthika Jewellery owner Puzhavathu native Sethunath Natesan (41) and Puthuppally native P S Sarath (18).

The accident took place at bypass road on Wednesday night at 7 pm. Murukan Achari and Sethunath were going to Kottayam for business purposes. Sethunath was driving the bike when Sarath’s bike rammed into it as he was racing.

All three of them were thrown on to the road under the impact of the collision and suffered serious injuries. Two of them died on the spot while Murukan Achari died at Chethippuzha hospital.

Sethunath Natesan, Murukan Achari, P S Sarath
Sethunath Natesan, Murukan Achari, P S Sarath

The witnesses said that another bike which was also racing left the scene without stopping following the mishap.

The bodies of the deceased are kept at Chethippuzha hospital mortuary. The relatives can receive the body after Covid test. Changanassery police completed inquest.

Murukan Achari is survived by wife Ashalatha and sons Rahul and Gokul. Sethunath is survived by wife Ranjini and children Daksha, Prabhudev and Veda. Sarath is son of Puthuppally native Suresh and Sujatha.

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