AIADMK MP escapes with injuries as car turns turtle

Coimbatore: AIADMK and Lok Sabha member Dr K Kamaraj escaped with minor injuries when his car turned turtle near Vazhapadi in Salem district today, police said.

The car in which the Kallakurichi MP was travelling to attend a government function suddenly went out of control of the driver and overturned at Minnampalli near Vazhapadi, about 150 km from here.

Kamaraj got hurt on his hand, while his personal assistant and the driver were hospitalised with minor injuries, they said. The MP was on his way to take part in a function being attended by Tamil Nadu Minister Kadambur Raju in Salem.

On Saturday, AIADMK Lok Sabha member S Rajendran had died when the car in which he was travelling rammed into a road median at Tindivanam, about 130 km from Chennai. The 62-year-old MP representing Villupuram suffered serious injuries and died on the spot.