Three Sri Lankans die in Tamil Nadu road accident

April 8th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS  

Achcharappakkam (Tamil Nadu), April 8 (IANS) Three Sri Lankan tourists including a teenage girl died on the spot after their vehicle collided with a stationary truck here Wednesday evening, the police said.
“The deceased belonging to a single family have been identified as G.A. Kamal, 45, G.A. Divinda, 17, and D. Mani, 48. Their driver is unconscious but in a stable condition. He is yet to be identified,” Deputy Superintendent of Police P. Balasubramanian said.

“The family was on its way to a hill station and the accident occurred because the car driver fell asleep and the vehicle hit a parked truck,” Balasubramanian added.

Achcharappakkam is some 130 km south of state capital Chennai.

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