Sonepur: In a tragic incident, three persons, including a woman, died following a collision between a motorcycle and a car at S Patrapali Chhak in Ulunda area of Odisha’s Sonepur district today.
The deceased have been identified as Pawan Bag and Naresh Bag of Bhatra area in Sambalpur district, and Suru Bhaena of Binika area.
The woman was returning home from a hospital in the car after delivering a baby while Pawan and Naresh were travelling on the two-wheeler. The newborn sustained injuries in the accident and has been admitted to VIMSAR in Burla.
Tension gripped the spot following the road mishap as kin of Pawan and Naresh set the car on fire. Police have started investigation into the incident.