An elderly couple were killed on the spot when the two wheeler they were riding was hit by a car at Kondalampatty area in Namakkal district on Wednesday.
Police said the couple, aged in their 60's, had visited their daughter's house at Elampillai and were returning home on their two wheeler when the car hit their two wheeler
The car was coming from Coimbatore to this city.
The car driver fled the spot and police have launched a search to nab him.
Meanwhile members of the public blocked vehicular traffic protesting against a path not being made to provide safe passage to cross the road.
City police commissioner Smith Charan and other police officials visited the spot and assured them that suitable steps would be taken, after which they dispersed.