Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Bhubaneswar, Nov 6:
Three members of a family were killed and another sustained grievous injuries when the car in which they were travelling hit a truck at Balipasi Square near Pallahara in Odisha’s Angul district in the wee hours today.
According to reports, four persons were travelling in a private car from Cuttack to Rourkela when their vehicle hit a stationary truck head-on at Balipasi Square on National Highway-49 at around 3 am today. While a man and his son died on the spot. Two persons, including a woman, were rushed to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack in critical condition.
Soon after the incident, the woman and another person were admitted to Pallahada hospital. As the condition of the woman deteriorated she was shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital. However, the woman succumbed to her injuries while on her way to Cuttack.
The deceased have been identified as Basant Barik, Biren Barik from Fertiliser area in Rourkela.
Meanwhile, police have begun investigation into the matter.