Mother, son die as container truck hits two-wheeler
CHENNAI: A woman and her son died when a container truck hit a two-wheeler they were travelling on at Thiruninravur on the outskirts of Chennai on Tuesday night.
Police identified the deceased as M Dakshayani, 50, and her son M Janarthanan, 31. They were residents of Veppampattu near Tiruvallur.
Janarthanan was riding on the two-wheeler and his mother was riding pillion on it. They were on their way to a relative's house in Thiruninravur.
"As the duo reached Thiruninravur, a container truck hit their two-wheeler from behind after the driver lost control of the vehicle. Both of them died on the spot," said a police officer.
Police registered a case and arrested truck driver M Lakshmanan, 52.