Coimbatore: A newly-married man and his mother were killed in a car accident near the Sidco Industrial Estate on Coimbatore-Pollachi Road on Wednesday morning. His wife managed to escape with minor injuries.
The deceased were identified as S Shyamprasad, 28 and his mother S Manjula, 50, of Sundarapuram.
Shyamprasad, an IT employee, had married Swathy of Bodinayakkanur in Theni district on Monday. “They were travelling to Bodinayakkanur when the accident took place. Shyamprasad was driving the car and Swathy was in the front seat. Manjula was in the back seat with her husband Savudayappan. The car collided head-on with a truck carrying blue metals on a flyover. Shyamprasad died on the spot and Manjula died on the way to a hospital. Savudayappan suffered a few fractures,” a police officer said.
The traffic investigation wing police registered a case under IPC Section 304 (a)- causing death by negligence against truck driver Arumugam. Inspector T Saroja conducted an inquiry.


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