Six persons were killed on the spot and six others injured in an accident involving a multi-utility vehicle and a lorry near Yargatti late on Tuesday night.

All the deceased are members of one family from Hubli, which included an eight-month-old baby. They were returning home after attending a function in Jamkhandi in Bagalkot district.

The deceased have been identified as Preeti Sudarshan Hanjinmani (8 months), Majula Suresh Kattimani (30), Susheela Ramappa Hanchinmani (40), Laxmi Hastar Pujer (45), Basavva Sudharkar Navaneet (55) and Savita Ramappa Hanchinmani(18).

A case has been registered with Murgod police station. The injured have been shifted to the Government Hospital in Belgaum city and they are said to be out of danger.

Six persons who were injured are out of danger