Nayagarh, Jan 11: Three members of a family and the driver were killed when their car crashed into a roadside tree in Nayagarh district, police said today.
The mishap took place late Friday night just five kms away from their village when the three family members were returning home following a medical check-up in Cuttack.
The driver lost control over the wheels and hit a roadside tree at around 1 am near Karada village under Saranakula police limits.
The deceased have been identified as Chiranjeev Sahoo of Nandighar village, his wife Madhusmita Sahoo, 11-year-old son Aditya and driver Santosh Kumar Nayak of the same village.
While three died on the spot, Madhusmita succumbed to her injuries on the way to Nayagarh district headquarters hospital.
More details awaited…