The deceased included driver of the Scorpio and two passengers. The injured have been admitted to a hospital.
According to information, the ill-fated Scorpio carrying five persons was on its way from West Bengal to Puri for Darshan of Lord Jagannath when the mishap occurred. The intensity of the accident was such that the front side of the car has been fully damaged.
While all were rushed to the Soro hospital, three of them, including driver, were declared dead there. Two others, all women, are undergoing treatment threre.
The exact reason behind the incident is yet to be known. It is suspected that driver’s drowsiness led to the mishap.
Police have seized the vehicles and started investigations.
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