Sambalpur: In a disconsolate road mishap, four people were killed and one was injured critically when a car in which they were travelling hit a road side tree at Pradhanpalli near NH 55 under Charamala police station here in the wee hours of Saturday.
The injured was rushed to Redhakhol hospital and later shifted to Burla Medical College and Hospital when his condition deteriorated.
The police reached the spot and started investigations.
However, the injured person was identified as Rohan Beira of Dailaipada in Sambalpur while the deceased have not yet been identified, police said.
The victims are suspected to be students of a private engineering college of Bhubaneswar, police added.