8 Dead in Car Accident in TN


Chennai: Eight students were killed in a road accident in the Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu on Saturday as their car hit a tree at Vanamadevi.

One student survived and is being treated.

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The District Superintendent of Police Vijayakumar said, “We suspect the young students were drunk and speeding. The car was clearly overcrowded with people.”

“The accident happened on a road that has very little traffic,” he added.

Investigators say the men were students of MIT Polytechnic in Salem district.