Pudukottai: Ten Sabarimala pilgrims from Telangana killed in a road accident . This major mishap took place near Thirumayam town in Pudukottai district of central Tamil Nadu on Sunday after their vehicle collided head-on with a lorry, as police officials stated. Reports also suggested that Five others have sustained severe injuries, a senior police officer told the national news agency PTI. Reports also stated that adding that some of the deceased were in their early twenties or early thirties.
The unpleasant incident took plcae at around 3 pm when the tempo in which the Sabarimala pilgrims were travelling from Karaikudi to Pudukottai collided with a lorry that was coming from the opposite direction, the Police officer stated.
The lorry was occupied the right-side of the divider-less, narrow road that is why the collision happened, he said further stated. He also added that an inquiry is on. According to the reports the bodies have been sent for autopsy and the injured have been admitted at the Pudukottai government hospital.
Further details are not available .