Jeypore, Jun 15: In a tragic incident three members of a family including a minor girl were killed while asleep when a sand laden truck rammed into their road side house late last night .
Police identified the deceased as Anand Khosla, his wife and their eight-year-old daughter .The seriously injured minor son was admitted in the district headquarters hospital.Police said the incident took place at about 0200 hours near Mathlaput, about 40 kms away from Koraput. The family members were sleeping in their house located on the side of the road when the truck rammed into it after the driver lost control over the wheel.
Soon after the incident, the driver fled from the scene. The police had seized the vehicle and efforts are on to nab the driver.Vehicular traffic between Semiliguda and Sunabeda was disrupted as the irate villagers blocked the road demanding compensation to the deceased family.Senior police officers have rushed to the spot to pacify the situation. (UNI)