Kollam | Tragedy struck as six engineering students returning after New Year revelry were killed when their car and an LPG tanker collided in the wee hours of the day at nearby Chathannur. According to police, the victims, all men in third year of B.Tech, were heading to their campus after the New Year celebrations at the beach resort Varkala in neighbouring Thiruvananthapuram District.
All of the six, who died on the spot, were students of a private engineering college here. The bodies were taken out by police and local rescuers by breaking open the car, which got jammed under the impact of the collision with the tanker that was coming from the opposite direction. The driver of the tanker has been taken into custody, police said. The deceased were identified as Ajith Prakash, Syed Inzamam, Arun Babu, Shijo George John, Adirshah and Nixon.
3 students killed, 3 injured as car overturns on Expressway
Greater Noida | Three students were killed and three other were injured when their car overturned after hitting a divider on Yamuna Express Highway, police said today. The incident happened yesterday night on the new Year’s eve when their car, in which all the six friends were travelling, rammed into road divider and overturned near Dankaur here, police said.
They were coming back from Agra. While the three youths – Shivani Rawat, Ayushi Aggarwal, Ankhyaya Singh Yadav – died on the spot after the accident, the other three were left injured. All the three injured victims have been admitted to Kailash and Fortis hospitals respectively.
The owner of the car was also injured in the accident, they said. The three victims were based in Meerut and Mathura. Some were MBA students at Galgotia college at Greater Noida and were living in PG.
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