Pipli: Five people were severely injured in a road accident here at Mangalpur Chowk near Pipli near on Saturday early morning.
According to reports, a family from Medinapur district of West Bengal, were on their way to Puri when the car in which they were travelling, rammed into a highway truck. The family members were identified as Bibhuti Mishra, his wife Lima, son Biplab, daughter in law and granddaughter.
As the car was at a high speed, the vehicle was dragged off up to at least three kilometers, leaving the passengers critically injured. Some locals took the injured to the Pipli government hospital from where they were transferred to Bhubaneswar Capital Hospital for further treatment.