9 of a family from Kanchipuram die in road mishap near Perambalur

In a gruesome incident, nine died on the spot including three women and two children from the same family at Chennai – Tiruchi Highway (NH 45) near Perambalur in the wee hours of today.
 
The accident took place when a car proceeding towards Chennai hit against the road median, careened to opposite carriageway and hit the car proceeding to Kodaikanal.
 
Eight passengers in the MUV, including a child, died on the spot. One passenger in the other car too died on the spot.
 
The Perambalur police registered a case. Superintendent of police Disha Mittal inspected the accident spot.
 
SR Mohan (36), based out of Thirumalai Nagar near Chinna Kanchipuram toll gate in Kanchipuram District, owned a travels agency in his home town.
 
To enjoy the summer vacation, he had decided to take his family to Kodaikanal. So, a total of nine members including his wife, Lakshmi (32), daughters, Pavithra (14), Nivedha (8), son, Varadharajan (5), brother-in-law, Murali (55), his daughter, Meghala (19), drivers, Narayanan (40) and Bupathi (23) began the journey today morning, which turned fatal.