Sundararavalli (60) of Thimiri area in Vellore was admitted to Hosur Gunam Hospital to take treatment for some ailment.
As Sundaravavalli’s husband Velu died yesterday. Sundaravalli was discharged from Gunam Hospital and was taken in an ambulance to Vellore.
She was accompanied by her son in law Elangkovan (52) and his daughter Revathi (21) and son Abishek (18), along with Shanthi, a relative of her.
While the ambulance was passing through Little Flower School over bridge in Choolakiri, the ambulance developed some engine trouble.
The driver of the ambulance stopped the vehicle on the overbridge and was getting ready to attend the problem.
By that time, a truck rammed on the ambulance from behind, crushing Elangovan on the spot. Sundaravalli was critically injured and was rushed to Krishnakiri GH, where she was announced brought dead.
Though all other three were critically injured, they are taking treatment in the hospital.