Nabarangpur: Three persons died and two others sustained critical injuries after an SUV they were travelling in hit a roadside tree near Saraguda area under Dabugam police limits in Nabarangpur district late on Friday night. The deceased persons have been identified as Md Saddam, Rabin Hial and Saban Hial, all are from Nabarangpur town.
Two others, who were critically injured in the incident, were shifted to the Saheed Laxman Nayak (SLN) Medical College and Hospital in Koraput for treatment.
According to reports, five youth were travelling in an SUV (Hyundai Creta) bearing the Registration No. OD 10 K7786 from Umerkote to Nabarangpur. The vehicle rammed into a roadside tree at Saraguda area reportedly due to fog killing three persons on the spot.
On receiving information, the Dabugam police reached the site and rushed two injured persons to the Dabugam Community Health Centre. Later, the victims were taken to the SLN Hospital in Koraput.