Bhubaneswar: At least five persons from the State were killed and three others injured in a road mishap in Dhulagarh area in West Bengal late on Tuesday night.
All the deceased persons and injured are stated to be residents of Jajpur and Bhadrak.
As per reports, they had gone to Kolkata to attend marriage ceremony in Jangalpur in Sankarai district in West Bengal.
They were returning home when the driver of the vehicle they were travelling in lost control and hit a truck from its rear near the toll gate at Dhulagarh on Howard-Jangalpur Road.
While four persons died on the spot, another succumbed to his injuries in the hospital. The condition of the three injured are stated to be critical.