Illegal banner leads to woman’s death in Chennai

Chennai: In a tragic incident, a woman died after an illegal banner fell on her and led to her death on Thursday here.

The deceased Subhasri (23) was returning home yesterday afternoon when the incident happened. According to a media report, the banners were said to be installed by an AIADMK functionary for his son’s wedding.

Subhasri who was on her way home after writing an exam lost balance when one of the banners fell on her. She fell on the road and was run over by a water tanker.

She was immediately rushed to the hospital where she was declared dead. A case has been filed against the driver and he was subsequently arrested.

NT Bureau