Kozhikode: Five members of a family were killed when an ambulance in which they were carrying a body plunged into the Kuttiyadi river from the Pattiyatt bridge, near Chakrathalam Ghat, at 2 a.m. on Saturday. The dead include K. Dasan and Anita, who were taking the body of their son, Vijesh, to their house at Kallachi for last rites. The other victims were their relatives R. Vijesh, O. Leela and her son, Shinoj. The couple’s son was killed in an accident in Bangalore on Thursday, the police said. — Staff Reporter

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