Burdwan: Five occupants of a car were killed and four others injured when their car hit a truck on NH 2 in Burdwan district, police said on Sunday.
The victims were returning to Kolkata from Durgapur after attending the last rites of their relative, superintendent of police S M H Mirza said.
The spot where the accident occurred at 10-45 pm last night falls under Galshi police station.
The injured were admitted to Burdwan Medical College and Hospital, where their condition was stated to be serious, he said.
The driver was in an inebriated state at the time of the accident, he said.