11 January 2020
Nayagarh: In a heart-wrenching incident, four people were killed in a road accident late last night near Karada village under Odagaon police limits of Nayagarh district. Out of the four killed three are said to a family and the fourth was the car’s driver.
The deceased have been identified as Chiranjibi Sahoo, his wife Mahusmita and son Aditya. Chiranjibi is a rice mill owner hailing from Nandighar Nelia. They were reportedly returning from Bhubaneswar after dropping off their daughter. Their car driver who also died in the accident was identified as Santosh Nayak.
Since all the travellers in the car passed away in the car, the exact cause of the accident is not known yet. However, the Sahoo family’s relatives have alleged the driver of dozing on the wheel.
Local police arrived on the scene and seized the car and sent the bodies for autopsy to Nayagarh DHH. A probe has been initiated.