Doctor drowns after car gets stuck in underpass in Pudukottai district, TN
A doctor drowned after the car she was driving got stuck in stagnant rainwater in an underground passage near Thudaiyur in Pudukottai District.
On Friday evening, the deceased identified as Doctor S Sathya and his mother-in-law were on their way to his hometown of Thudaiyur from Hosur when their car got stuck in the underpass.
According to reports, Sathya was trying to follow a truck, which made it through the underpass through the standing water.
However, the doctor was unable to make it through the puddle because his car was submerged.
Workers from another truck came to their aid and pulled them both out of the car. However, they could only save the mother-in-law.
According to the details issued by the Directorate of Railways, the precipitation started around 7:30 p.m. according to the station master of the nearest station and during this time there was no stagnant water in the underpass of the railway. iron.
The railway also said: “The main cause of the water stagnation is that the existing culvert on the left side was recently blocked by the filling of earth by a neighboring landowner to prevent the entry of storm water. in their cultivated land. “
“In addition, the report of the sudden heavy rains on September 17 caused the stormwater from the upper village to enter the limited-use metro (LUS),” they added.
(With entries from ANI)
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