Keonjhar, Oct 28 (LocalWire) In a case of road rage, a 35-year-old man and his two minor children were crushed to death by a speeding SUV at Joda in Keonjhar district on Monday evening , police said.
The SUV involved in the accident was stolen by a man identified as Irfan Khan.
In his attempt to escape with the vehicle, the vehicle lifter drove it in breakneck speed at crowded Ganesh Bazar locality leading to the tragic incident, IIC, Joda police station, Raisen Murmu said.
The SUV ran over the victims who were strolling along the road after the accused driver lost control over the vehicle due to high speed.
The deceased persons were identified as Dulub Lohar (35), his daughter Priya (five) and son Muna (three).
The accused driver identified Khan, who had stolen the SUV after unlocking with the help of a duplicate key, was also critically injured and admitted to the hospital, Murmu said adding investigation into the mishap was continuing.