Couple killed as lorry loses control on MC Road in Kottayam

Kottayam: A couple was killed in an accident on MC Road here on Friday afternoon.

Sudarsan (67) and Shailaja (67) were travelling on a scooter when a lorry hit them at around 1 pm at Mariyappally. The driver of the lorry lost control of his vehicle and hit a car before ramming on the scooter.

Shailaja died on the spot. Sudarsan was rushed to the district general hospital and medical college. But his life could not be saved.

Police have registered a case. It is suspected that the driver fell asleep.

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