Balasore: In a tragic incident, three persons of a family hailing from West Bengal died in a car accident on NH-16 near Rupsa in Odisha’s Balasore district today.
The deceased have been identified as Kashinath Sengupta (65), his wife Jayanti Sengupta (60) and their daughter Sriya Sinha (35).
According to reports, the mishap took place while the trio was heading towards Puri in a car. The ill-fated vehicle dashed against the parapet of a bridge near Rupsa police station killing the three on the spot.
On the other hand, two of their relatives, who were travelling with them, sustained critical injuries in the accident and have been admitted to the district headquarters hospital.