6 killed as car, bus collide head-on in Kollam

Six people were killed on Saturday after the car in which they were travelling collided head-on with a bus near Kottarakkara in Kollam district of Kerala, police said.

They were travelling to their native place in Pathanamthitta district from Thiruvananthapuram when the accident occurred, the police said.

The car was trying to overtake a truck at a curve resulting in the collision with the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) bus, according to eye-witnesses.