Kaushambi (UP), April 28 (PTI) Three people died while two more were injured Wednesday night when a car first hit a motorcycle and then rammed into a truck here in the Kokhraj area, police said.

Police said some people were returning from Pratapgarh to Allahabad in a car when the driver felt drowsy and lost control of the vehicle.

The car first hit a motorcycle, killing its young driver, while two people traveling in the car also died. Two other people were seriously injured.

SHO Pradeep Kumar Rai said the injured were admitted to the district hospital while the bodies were being sent for autopsy.

Efforts will be made to determine the identity of the deceased, Rai said. PTI CORR NAV HDA