3 killed, 5 seriously injured in mishap

By PTI Published on Mar 22, 2017 11:08 AM IST

Erode: Three persons, including two women were killed on the spot and five others seriously injured when

the van in which they were travelling collided with a brick laden lorry near Perundurai.

The police said the mishap occurred when the driver tried to overtake the lorry and dashed against it. The van driver's wife and a 70-year-old woman were among those killed, they said, adding two minor children were among the seriously injured. The van was carrying eight persons.