Kannur: Three Tamil Nadu natives died on Monday when their Omni van collided with a tipper lorry on Chala bypass here early Tuesday.
All of the deceased were natives of Thenkasi in Tamil Nadu. They were identified as Ramar, 35; Chela Durai, 45; Kuthalingam, 70.
According to television reports, the van hit the tipper lorry from the rear. The lorry was parked on the side of the road when the incident occurred. The police reached the accident spot. Fire and Rescue Services personnel took the bodies out of the vehicle.