Balabhaskar and his wife Lakshmi are in a critical condition but Tejasvini, their 2-year-old daughter, passed away.
Balabhaskar, his wife Lakshmi and driver Arjun who were severely injured have been admitted to the the Intensive Care Unit of a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram.
Noted violinist Balabhaskar and his family met with an accident near Thiruvananthapuram at Pallipuram in the early hours of Tuesday morning. The tragic incident occurred when the auto rammed into a tree. The family was returning from Thrissur after offering some pujas at a temple there, said reports.
According to the Mangalapuram police, the driver is presumed to have dozed off, causing the vehicle to veer off the road and ram into a tree.
Balabhaskar and his wife Lakshmi are critical and are now being treated. The information also suggests that Balabhaskar was sitting in the front along with his daughter next to the driver.
Balabhaskar is one of the popular musicians and is known for her stage performances. At the age of 12, he composed songs for the movie "Mangalya Pallakku" and emerged as the youngest person to score tunes for a Malayalam movie. The musician is also got the fame for his work with fusion music in the South.