Lucknow: Three people, including two college girls, were killed and 12 others injured as the jeep in which they were travelling was hit by a bus in Azamgarh district, police said here on Tuesday.

The jeep, carrying girls of a local inter college who were to appear in an examination, was hit by a roadways bus at the Trevedi turn, killing two girls on the spot, police said.

The jeep driver was also killed in the accident, police said, adding the injured have been hospitalised.