Odisha Sun Times Bureau
Sundargarh, May 28:

A woman and her daughter were killed and four others grievously injured when a Travera car in which they were travelling fell off Birtola bridge near Bonai under Lahunipada police limits in Odisha’s Sundargarh district today morning.


The deceased were identified as Richi Sahoo and her daughter Charati Das. The injured, including the husband of Sahoo, were admitted to Rourkela Government Hospital for treatment.

According to reports, the accident took place when they, all hailing from Timber colony in Rourkela, were on their way to the steel city from Berhampur. The driver of the ill-fated vehicle lost control over the wheels following which the car fell of the bridge. While the mother-daughter duo died on the spot, the rest were critically injured.

They were initially admitted to Lahunipada hospital and later shifted to Rourkela Government hospital as their condition deteriorated. Later, one of them was shifted to Ispat General Hospital (IGH) as his condition turned critical.