Bhubaneswar: Five persons from Odisha were killed after the vehicle they were travelling in hit a truck near Dhulagarh Toll Gate in Howrah district of West Bengal late last night.
Reportedly, eight persons from Odisha had gone to attend a marriage party at Howrah. They were on their way home when the driver lost control of the vehicle and rammed into a truck.
While four persons died on the spot, another one died on the way to hospital. Remaining three injured persons are presently undergoing treatment at a local hospital in Howrah.
Two out of the five deceased have been identified as residents of Bhadrak district and remaining three were from Jajpur district.