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Kerala businessman's son Adarsh dies in a fatal car accident in ThiruvananthapuramFacebook

A Kerala businessman's son died after his car rammed into an autorickshaw at Kowdiar in Thiruvananthapuram late on Thursday (November 16).

Adarsh, 21, who was apparently driving his car at a high speed, was admitted to Medical College Hospital but breathed his last early morning on Friday. The deceased, who hails from Vallakkadav, is the son of a businessman, who owns Hotel SP Grand Days in Thycaud in the capital city.

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The mishap happened at around 11:30 pm near Raj Bhavan and after hitting the auto, the car apparently overturned and hit an electricity pole. The fire force had to be approached after police and locals failed to break open the vehicle.

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Three women, who were with Adarsh and the auto driver Sajikumar, 42, are said to be in a critical condition with two of them still in the ICU. The women, in their early 20s, have been reportedly identified as Gauri Lakshmi Subramaniam, Ananya and Shilpa.

The brand new Skoda Octavia RS sedan with temporary registration was completely destroyed. Preliminary investigation hints that the fatal accident happened as a result of a car race, but the police are yet to confirm the reason after checking the CCTV visuals from nearby areas. 

Here are photos from the accident spot:

Skoda accident
Kerala businessman's son died after meeting with an accident in ThiruvananthapuramFacebook