Cassian Baliarsingh

At least three people lost their lives after a car rammed into a tree near Basini Square on Umerkote-Jharigaon main road in Nabarangpur district on the intervening night of Thursday and Friday.

The incident occurred while the deceased were returning home after attending a wedding at Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh. While three of them were killed, the tragic road mishap has left a woman critically injured.

She was first admitted to the local hospital. After preliminary treatment, she was shifted to Nabarangpur District Headquarters Hospital (DHH) for better treatment. 

According to sources, the four persons including the woman and the driver had gone to Chhattisgarh’s Jagdalpur to attend a wedding. On their way back home, the vehicle rammed into a tree alongside the main road after the driver lost control over the wheels.

On being informed, Umerkote police along with the fire services personnel rushed to the spot. The four were admitted to Umerkote Community Health Centre (CHC) where the three of them succumbed to their injuries.

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