Shimla: Five persons died on the spot when a car in which they were traveling came off the hill road and fell into the valley, near Sankradhar in Chopal region of Shimla district, last night, police said.
The accident was discovered in the morning by people passing on the road who sounded the police. Later, the police recovered the dead and have identified them as Mohan, Sumitra wife of Mohan, Seema and Neelam, all said to be residents of Renaut. The fifth body was yet to be identified.
Bodies of those identified, after conducting a post-mortem have been handed over to relatives, police said.