Woman dies in road mishap, close shave for husband, daughter

Chennai: A woman died after a government bus hit the two-wheeler she was riding on at Poonamallee High Road.

According to police, the victim Farzana (26) was pillion riding on the two-wheeler with her husband Jaffer Ali (35) and six-year-old daughter Tanisha. The family lived in Arumbakkam.

They were near Vembuliamman Koil Street when the bus enroute Arani hit the bike from behind throwing all three of them to the road.

Farzana suffered grievous injuries to her head. She was rushed to a nearby hospital but she could not be saved. Jaffer Ali sustained a hand fracture, while Tanisha escaped with minor injuries. Koyambedu Traffic Investigation registered a case and arrested the bus driver Gandhi (37) from Thiruvannamalai.

NT Bureau