Monday, March 18, 2013

Thrissur RDO, driver die in accident

KOLLAM: The Thrissur RDO and his driver were killed when the Bolero jeep in which they were travelling collided with a private bus near Shakthikulangara in Kollam on Monday. RDO Raveendran (53) and his driver M.V. Das (55) were the two killed in the accident.

The Bolero jeep proceeding to the Thiruvananthapuram from Thrissur collided with the private bus named “Aswathy” coming from the opposite side near the Shakthikulangara police station on the national highway Monday morning at 8.30 am.

Even though the two were taken to the district hospital, their lives could not be saved. After autopsy, the bodies were kept at Kollam Civil Station for the public to pay homage. The bodies were carried to native places around 2 pm.

Raveendran’s body will be cremated at Thrissur Paramekkavu Shanthighat crematorium at 10 am today (Tuesday). Das’ body will be cremated at Vadukkara SN Samajam crematorium at 11 am.

The incident happened when Raveendran was on his way to attend the official meeting convened by Agriculture Minister in the capital city.

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