Tamil Nadu Road Accident / Road accident in Theni, Tamil Nadu, car full of devotees fell into the ditch, 8 people died, 9 year old child injured

Zoom News : Dec 24, 2022, 10:27 AM
Tamil Nadu Road Accident: A horrific road accident has taken place in the Kumuli hilly area of Theni district of Tamil Nadu. In this accident, a car fell into a 40 feet deep gorge. Eight devotees have died and a nine-year-old child has been injured in this accident. In fact, 10 Ayyappa devotees from Sammugasundarapuram village near Andipatti were going home after darshan. Then his car became a victim of an accident. The incident happened on late Friday night.

KV Muraleedharan, District Collector, Theni said, '8 people died and 2 people were rescued and taken to hospital. They were near Eiraichalpalem on the Kumuli mountain road when the car fell into a deep gorge.

According to the information received, a 9-year-old child has also been injured in this accident. He has been admitted to the hospital.