VILLUPURAM. Four members of a family, including two women, died on the spot and two others were seriously injured when the SUV in which they were travelling in overturned at Prithvimangalam near Kallakurichi on Friday.
According to police, the deceased were S. Ezhumalai, 50, E. Jayakodi, 48, K. Chitra, 42 and M. Balaji, 40, all hailing from Ammakulam near Gingee.
The accident occurred at around 6.40 a.m. Police said the car driver lost control of the vehicle following a tyre burst. The victims were proceeding in the car from Gingee to Salem.