Bhabua(South Bihar), Nov 13 (UNI) Altogether nine people were killed and four seriously injured in a road accident on National Highway 30 at Katra-kala village, near here, today.
Police said six people were killed on the spot and two succumed to their injuries on the way to the hospital when the vehicle carrying them from Benaras to Mahaurio village in Kaimur district, collided head on with an oil-tanker coming from the opposite direction at around 1200 hrs.
Five people who sustained multiple injuries were admitted to a nearby hospital where the condition of all was stated to be critical.
One of them later died in the hospital.
The deceased included the driver of the vehicle, sources said adding that the damaged vehicles had been seized and a case registered.