Mahalingam (age 52) from Pudukkottai district. May 16 her daughter’s marriage.
For that, to give the invitations, Mahalingam and his cousin Shanmugam gone to Manapparai.
After giving the invitations , they returned back on the Trichy-Madurai National Highway, near Valanadu, a car from Madurai to Trichy suddenly exploded and lost control and collided with Mahalingam’s motorcycle. Later, the car overturned head-on in a roadside ditch. 4 people who came in the car were injured. But Mahalingam and Shanmugam died on the spot when the car collided.
Police registered a case and recovered the injured and sent them to Manapparai Government Hospital. The bodies of Mahalingam and Shanmugam were recovered and sent to Manapparai Government Hospital for autopsy.