Kochi: Four members of a family were killed after the car they were travelling in fell into a quarry in Thiruvankulam, near here on Sunday night.
The deceased have been identified as Thodupuzha resident Biju, an engineer with the Water Authority, his wife Sheeba, and their two children -- 4-year-old son Surya (Kichu) and daughter Meenakshi (7).
The police were informed of the accident only in the morningy when some locals noticed the car. The body of Sheeba was recovered in the seacrch operation by the police. The search for the others is still on.
The accident occurred as the family was going to Thodupuzha from Kochi. As per reports, the accident happened when the car they were travelling in hit a barricade and fell into the quarry.