Virudhunagar: A man died and his three daughters sustained injuries as a car overturned in front of the collectorate here on Monday. The deceased Krishnamoorthy, 42, was a resident of Kovilpatti in Tuticorin district.
Police said Krishnamoorthy was travelling in a car along with his daughters K Jeevitha, 11, K Priyadharshini, 10, and Sangavi, 8, to visit his mother in Madurai. When they were moving along the Madurai-Kanyakumari four-lane highway near Virudhunagar collectorate campus, a tyre of the vehicle exploded.
Krishnamoorthy lost control and the car overturned after colliding with the steel median in front of the collectorate. Krishnamoorthy died on the spot while his daughter sustained injuries. They were admitted to the hospital for treatment. Soolakkarai police registered a case and are conducting investigations. TNN