Eight die in road mishaps in Chennai on New Year midnight
| Thursday | 2nd January, 2020
By Express News ServiceCHENNAI: On New Year’s Eve, from 10 pm on Tuesday to 3 am on Wednesday, eight people lost their lives to road accidents in Kancheepuram and suburban Chennai.
In Avadi, Pugazhenthi (45), a native of Uthiramerur in Kancheepuram district, died after colliding with a stationary auto rickshaw.
New Year revellers keep ‘108’ ringingChennai: ‘108’ emergency service received 490 calls related to road accidents during New Year celebrations in the State.
In Chennai, 65 road accident cases were reported when compared to 83 in 2019.
Meanwhile, government hospitals in Chennai also saw a significant number of road accident cases.