Hubli, May 12: Six people were killed and eight injured when a cement-laden truck in which they were travelling, fell into a roadside ditch near Kaginele in Haveri district late last night.
According to police, the truck fell into the ditch after hitting a pothole on the road around 2130 hrs. About 15 people were travelling in the truck and the cement bags fell on them.
Top police officials, including Superintendent of Police Haveri M Nanjundaswamy, visited the spot.
The injured were shifted to Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences here, the police said.