Dhenkanal: Three persons of a family were killed while three others sustained injuries after the car they were travelling in met with an accident near Kamgara in Dhenkanal district late last night.
According to sources, Upendra Jena along with his family was en route to Bhubaneswar from Rourkela when the vehicle dashed a wild boar which was crossing the road. Following the accident, the driver of the vehicle lost control over the wheels and it overturned.
While Upendra’s mother, father and wife died on the spot, three others sustained critical injuries. The injured were rescued and rushed to a nearby hospital. Later, they were shifted to SCB Medical College and Hospital in Cuttack.
Police rushed to the spot and sent the bodies to a local hospital for post-mortem.