Three persons were killed and two sustained critical injuries in a road mishap near the Tourists Guest House in Chitradurga district.
Chitradurga Traffic police said that the mishap occurred after the car in which the victims were traveling hit a road divider.
One of the deceased persons hailed from Bengaluru while the other two were from Medehalli. The injured have been admitted to a hospital.
A case has been registered and an investigation is underway.