The incident, which took place last night, was attributed to "rash and negligent driving" and all the occupants including the driver are dead, said police.
The bodies of Kalyan Singh, Kalaso, Makhouli, Kamal Kumar and Kirpa Ram, all residents of the adjoining areas of the accident site, were fished out today and handed over to their relatives, they said.
Meanwhile, about 80 people were injured when a Himachal Road Transport Corporation bus rolled few meters down into a gorge near Gohar in Mandi district today.
Chamba: Five persons were killed when the car they were traveling in skidded off the road and fell into Ravi river on Chamba-Bharmour highway near Kalsuin area of the district.
First Published: Tuesday, September 18, 2012, 22:28