Five people of a family died after their car fell off a bridge at Sikatiya barrage in Jharkhand’s Deoghar, said officials on Tuesday. The accident took place when their vehicle was crossing the Siktia barrage, they added.
“The accident happened after a family member, an engineer by profession, started driving the vehicle to take selfies and lost control over the SUV,” the police said.
Deoghar Superintendent of Police Ajit Peter Dungdung said five members of a family were killed when their car fell off the bridge into the barrage while the driver of the SUV was injured.
The vehicle was on its way to Giridih from Asansol Sankul village in Sarath, Deoghar, he added.