Palakkad, Jun 29 : Three children were among five people who lost their lives while seven others were injured seriously when a van hit a container lorry parked on the road side at Walayar on Saturday.
Police said the accident occurred when they were on the way to their native place at Kuniambatore in Coimbatore City in neighbouring Tamil Nadu.
Three children, one woman and the van driver died in the accident which occurred at "14th Mile" in Walayar.
Though they were rushed to Palakkad District Hospital, they succumbed to their injures. (UNI)