Couple killed, son injured in accident

Soro: In a tragic incident, a couple was killed and their son sustained critical injuries when an Indica car in which they were travelling lost control and hit a road-side electric pole near Chapolia area near here on National Highway 5 on Saturday night.

The deceased were identified as Koushik Ghosh and his wife, resident of Medinapur.

According to sources, the accident took place when Koushik along with his wife and son were on their way to Puri.

The ill fated car lost control and collided with the electric poll causing death of Kaushik and his wife, sources added.

Soon after the accident, the injured son was rushed to Soro community health centre and his condition is stated to be critical.

Being informed about the accident police rushed to the spot and started investigation.