6 killed in two road mishaps in KTK

Bangalore: Eight persons were killed and three others injured in two separate road accidents which occurred in different parts of Karnataka today.

Four persons, including three of a family, travelling by a car died on the spot when their vehicle collided with a truck at Sunkasala in Ankola taluk, police said.

In the other mishap, four persons were killed in a head-on collision between an autorickshaw and a lorry at Halakungi, about 10 kms away from Bellary, this evening, police said.

Three critically injured persons had been admitted to a hospital, police said.