Tirupur: Two men on a motorcycle were mowed down by a truck at Pulliyappampalayam near Palladam here on Saturday.
They were identified as S Tamil Selvan, 23, of Ammapalayam near Palladam and his neighbour K Prabhu, 24. “Tamil Selvan was celebrating his birthday along with his friends and all of them were swimming in the Parambikulam Aliyar Project (PAP) irrigation scheme canal near Vavipalayam. After the celebration, he was returning home on his motorcycle with Prabhu riding pillion. When they reached Pulliyappampalayam, a truck hit the motorcycle,” a police officer said. Palladam police have registered a case. TNN

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