The incident took place at around 5.30 am on Saturday when all three family members were en route to Chokihola from Diphu
Diphu: In a road mishap, two persons died at the spot and another was grievously injured after a speeding car hit a tree beside the highway at Kuligaon area of Bokajan in Assam’s Karbi Anglong district on Saturday.
As per sources, the tragic incident took place at around 5.30 am on Saturday when all the three persons, identified as Montu Timung, his sister Juliana Katharpi and his brother-in-law Winson Tisso (Phuthe) were en route to Chokihola from Diphu.
Sources further revealed that Timung died on the spot before any medical help arrived at him and Tisso injured grievously in the mishap and later died at Dimapur Civil hospital.
Meanwhile, the third person, Juliana Juliana Katharpi, who also sustained serious injuries is undergoing treatment at Dimapur civil hospital
It is to be mentioned that all the victims were members of the Thedong Baptist Church of Chokihola.