Three killed in car-lorry collision in Muvattupuzha
Kochi: Three persons were killed and one was seriously injured after a car and a lorry collided at Muvattupuzha here. The accident took place near Kavumpadi at Thrikkalathoor in the wee hours of Monday. All the deceased and injured were travelling in the car.
The deceased are identified as Adithyan (23), Vishnu (24) and his brother Arun Babu (22) hailing from Purappuzha in Thodupuzha. Purappuzha native Amarnath (20), who was travelling with them in the car, was admitted to Kolenchery medical college with serious injuries.
The car that was travelling to Muvattupuzha direction collided with the lorry that was going to Thrissur carrying an excavator. Though the locals and the police launched rescue operation, the trio could not be saved.
The youngsters met with the accident when they were returning from Bengaluru in two cars. Their relative was following them in another car.
The body of Adithyan and Vishnu are kept at Muvattupuzha general hospital and Arun’s body is at Kolenchery medical college mortuary. The bodies will be handed over to the relatives after post-mortem.