At least six persons including women and a child were killed and several others injured in collision between two vehicles here in Nawabshah on Monday.

According to police, the accident took place at Sakrand Bypass of Nawabshah where a private car and a passenger van collided head-on.

As a result of accident six persons including three women and a child were killed on the spot while several others sustained wounds.

The car rider family was heading to Hyderabad from Moro when it met the tragic mishap. Few passengers onboard the van also sustained injuries in the deadly road accident.

The dead and injured were shifted to Sakrand civil hospital.

The police arrested the van driver and taking both vehicles into custody started the investigation.