Three persons, including two women, were killed when their car rammed into a stationary truck on the National Highway in Billhaur area here on Monday, police said.

Preeti Kapoor (69), her sister-in-law Reeta Kapoor (65), both residents of Kannauj, and driver Raj Kishore (35) died on the spot. They were returning home from Lucknow, a police official said.

“The car driver apparently fell asleep at the wheel resulting in the accident,” SSP Akhilesh Kumar said.

The bodies have been sent for post-mortem examination, the SSP added.