Two men, aged 27, died and another 27-year-old man was injured when a Maruti 800 they were travelling in veered off the road yesterday at Pekharzhing in Phuentsholing.

The three men were working in Pasakha industrial estate.

Although the accident occurred between 1am to 2am, it was discovered only around 7am yesterday when the lone survivor had crawled to the roadside. The car veered off about 40ms below the road.

Some employees heading towards office at the industrial estate noticed the survivor and informed the police.

Police sources said both the deceased sustained severe cut injuries on their head. Bodies of deceased were pulled out from bushes below the road.

Police said that over speeding and drink drive must have caused the accident.

Although in stable condition, the survivor has sustained injuries with a broken spinal cord.

Staff reporter