Sonepur, Dec 19: In a tragic incident, five members of a family were killed after a truck ran over their house in Sonepur in late night on Thursday.
According to reports, a loaded truck that was on the way from Bargarh to Bolangir on NH 26 ran over the house at Cherupali Chhak at Sonepur when the driver lost the control of the vehicle killing five family members while they were sleeping at night. The driver fled the area after the incident.
The locals got furious and blocked the road by laying down the dead bodies on the road. Police reached the spot and began investigation.
The deceased are identified as Nabin Kumar Bag, his wife Binodini, sister Brundabati, son Susant and daughter Jayanti.