In a major accident, three people, including a 12-year-old boy, were crushed to death after two bikes collided in Mecheri in Tamil Nadu’s Salem district on Sunday. According to the reports, when the bike hit each other, the boy and the woman fell on the road and were crushed by an SUV that was coming from behind.
Annapoorani, her husband Moorthy and their son were returning home from a temple in Mettur when the bike coming in the opposite direction rammed Moorthy’s bike near Kullamudaiyanur and they fell on the road. Soon the SUV came behind Moorthy’s bike and ran over Annapoorani and her son.
The 40-year-old Annapoorani and her son M Mythish died on the spot while Moorthy escaped with injuries. Another bike driver S Rajendra, 60, was immediately rushed to the hospital but he succumbed to injuries on the way to the hospital.
Annapoorani and M Mythish were the resident of Pannapatty near Omalur and S Rajendran was the resident of Mettur.
Earlier, a six-month-old baby was crushed to death after a bike fell on the road on the Pune-Nashik highway. The bike carrying the baby slipped on the road while trying to overtake the tractor. The mother, who was riding on the back of the bike, was holding her six-month-old baby when the child fell to the ground and died on the spot. The mishap was reported from Maharashtra’s Rajgurunagar area.