HASSAN: Six persons were killed and 14 injured when a KSRTC bus collided with a Tempo Trax on Thursday.

The accident occurred near Paduvanahallihalla in Chennarayapatna Rural police station limits when a bullock cart suddenly came in the middle of the road, the police said.

Both the bullocks and Bore Gowda from the nearby Bendinahalli in Holenarsipura taluk died. Five persons travelling by the Tempo Trax died on spot.

The bus was proceeding from Chennarayapatna to Holenarsipur and the Trax was coming in the opposite direction. Of the injured, nine were shifted to the Hassan Institute of Medical Sciences and the others to the Chennarayapatna General Hospital. — Staff Correspondent