Vadakara: A priest was killed after the car in which he was travelling crashed into a lorry parked by the roadside here on Monday. The deceased has been identified as Fr Manoj Ottaplackal, Vice Rector of Thalassery Minor Seminary.
Three other priests- George Karott, John Mundolikkal and Joseph Pandarapparambil injured in the accident. Two of them suffered severe head injuries. Hospital sources confirmed that they are out of danger.
According to reports, the accident took place around 4 am on Monday. The priests were on the way to Thalassery after attending a programme in Kottayam.