Kottarakkara: Six persons, including a girl and three women were killed after the car in which they were travelling collided head on with a KSRTC bus on MC road at Kambamkod near on Saturday afternoon.
The deceased were identified as Arun, who was driving the car, Smitha, Harsha, Mini and a toddler named Anjana, all natives of Vadasserikkara.
They reportedly died on the spot. Anjay, a boy, who was among the occupants of the car, had been rushed to the Thiruvananthapuram medical college with grievous injuries. Later, he also succumbed to the injuries at the hospital.
According to sources, the car heading towards Thiruvananthapuram from Kottarakkara crashed into the KSRTC bus plying to Vadasserikkara head on. The car was completely damaged under the impact.
Fire and Rescue Service personnel had to break the car to retrieve the bodies. The bodies have been shifted to Kadakkal Taluk hospital.