Four students lost their lives in a MTC bus accident on Old Mahabalipuram Road at 8 a.m. on Dec.10.
The bus route no.519 plying from Thirupporur to T. Nagar, packed with students and people collided with a lorry and the students who were traveling on the footboard were thrown off.
One of the student who died in the accident is U. Vijay. He is a Plus Two student of a San Thome High Sec. School and a resident of Kannagi Nagar.
Vijay lost his father two years back in a road accident and is survived by his mother, Arputham.
The school made a announcement during the morning assembly and the student and the teachers observed a minute of silence.
The Head Master, Bro. Antonyswamy says that the school has not yet decided on what it would contribute to the family.
Yawahab a 9th std student of this school was also injured in the accident. He is admitted in Lifeline Hospital and suffered a fracture.
Many students from Kannagi Nagar, off OMR Road travel to schools in San Thome after their houses, huts were removed in Foreshore Estate and San Thome areas.