Car-truck collision kills 4 in India's Tamil Nadu state

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NEW DELHI, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Four people were killed and five others injured Tuesday after a car collided head-on with a truck in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, state-run broadcaster All India Radio (AIR) said.

The accident took place in Veppur town of Cuddalore district, about 231 km south of Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu.

"Today a driver of a car collided head-on with a truck, killing four people on spot and injuring five others near Veppur town in Cuddalore," the broadcaster said. "The car driver lost control over the vehicle while trying to avoid a two-wheeler."

The victims include a mother and her two daughters.

According to the broadcaster, the five injured were admitted to a hospital nearby.

Police have registered a case to ascertain the reason behind the collision.

Deadly road accidents are common in India and often caused due to overloading, bad condition of roads and reckless driving. Enditem

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