Man killed as heavy vehicle kocks him down at Poonamallee

By NT Bureau Published on Jul 27, 2018 04:00 PM IST

Chennai: A 21-year-old man was killed near Poonamalle in early hours of today, when a heavy vehicle knocked him down. A search hunt is on to trace the vehicle driver involved in the accident.

The deceased was identified as Vijay Kumar, son of Jyotiram and a native of Madurai. He was working with Reliance private firm in Poonamalle. The accident took place at 1.20 am.

Police said, Vijay and his friend Vignesh (21), who was a pillion rider, were heading towards Tambaram on a motorcycle in the bypass road. A heavy vehicle knocked them down, injuring Vignesh and killing Vijay on the spot.

Vignesh is currently undergoing medical treatment at Rajiv Gandhi

Government General Hospital. The deceased body was taken to Royapettah Government Hospital.

A case has been registered with Poonamallee Traffic Investigation wing.