Man, son killed in mishap

Puri: A tourist from West Bengal and his son were killed and his wife was critically injured when the car in which they were travelling skidded off the road at Satasankha in Puri district Wednesday morning.

The mishap took place as the vehicle dashed against a culvert railing when the victims from Belgharia in West Bengal’s North 24 Parganas were proceeding to the seaside pilgrim town of Puri, police said.

While the man, identified as Manoj Kumar Dey (46) died on the spot, his son Mirzanka (10) succumbed on way to hospital, the police said.

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The woman was admitted to Capital hospital in Bhubaneswar. Her condition is stated to be critical, medical sources informed.