A 23-year-old woman died after being hit by a water tanker when a banner erected by the AIADMK party allegedly fell on her while she was riding a two-wheeler on Thursday in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.
The deceased identified as Subasree was the daughter of Ravi from Nemilissery, Bhavininagar in Chrompet.
According to eyewitnesses, the incident took place when the woman was on her way back home from her office. She was riding a two-wheeler and was wearing a helmet. An advertising banner placed on a barrier in the middle of the road fell on her due to which she lost balance. A water tanker hit her in which she received head injury and was rushed to Kamakshi Hospital where she died.
Her body is kept in the Government Hospital in Chrompet for the post mortem examination.
DMK chief M K Stalin slammed the AIADMK government over the tragic death of a 23-year-old woman. Accusing the government of negligence leading to the death of the woman, Stalin tweeted, “Subashree has died due to negligence of the government, inefficient police officers. The illegal banners have taken yet another life. My deepest condolences to her family.”
“How many more lives will be lost to the power-hungry and anarchist rule?”, he added.