A pilgrims group who traveled towards to Chottanikkara Devi Temple had an accident at Cheppad, near Kayamkulam in Alappuzha district. The pilgrims traveled van had an accident with a vegetable transporting lorry and the van driver died and 16 others had injured in the accident.
Kollodu, Kuvzakuzhi, SS Bhavan, Sharon Sadrak, aged 26, the one who died in the van accident at the national highway in Kayamkulam.
Three people had a serious injury and shifted to Allapuzha medical college hospital. The accident took place near at Saint George Orthodox Suriyani Church in Cheppad on yesterday morning.
Saranya (25), Sura ( 52), Anju (20), Akshara (7 months), Sheeja (40), Aadi dev (4), Saji (43), Gomahi (67), Saranya (20), Syam (25), Vishnu ( 25), Usha (48), Ratheesh (31), Sarath (18) and the vegetable lorry driver Nassarudin(25 ) had admitted in hospital. Later all Trivandrum natives are shifted to medical college, Trivandrum.
The pilgrim group had traveled for the “first rice eating ceremony ” of Akshara, daughter of Syam and Anju at Chottanikkara Devi Temple.
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