Kottayam, 6 March, Sreeparvathy K.: Four West Bengal natives were killed in a road mishap as the auto rickshaw they were travelling collided with a lorry in Payippad near Changanacherry.
Three others were injured in the accident. The accident occurred around seven in the morning as the seven member migrant workers were travelling from the migrant workers camp in Payippad for work.
The witnesses said that the workers were usually sent to their work area in this way. The injured were hospitalised in the Thiruvalla Pushpagiri hospital and later shifted to Kottayam Medical College. The Police stated that the number of passengers in the auto were over the permitted limit and the over speed of the auto rickshaw was also the reasons for the accident.