Tirunelveli, Apr 30:
Five people, including a three-year-old girl and her father, were crushed to death on the spot when their car collided with a lorry at Alangulam on the Tirunelveli -Tenkasi Main Road today morning. The accident happened when they were going to Adaikalapattanam to buy meat for a marriage party which was to be held later in the day.
The car collided with the lorry which was heading to Tirunelveli from Tenkasi. Enquiry by the police revealed that all the deceased belonged to one family. Soon after the mishap, the driver of the lorry fled from the spot. Police have launched a hunt to nab him.