At least six persons including a child were killed and two others injured when a dumper collided head-on with a car here in Quetta on early Sunday morning.

According to Levies sources, a Quetta bound private car coming from Chaman with six persons onboard collided with an asphalt laden dumper coming from opposite direction near Garang area on Quetta-Chaman Highway.

All the six car riders were trapped in the vehicle and died as the dumper turned over the car. Driver and helper of the dumper were injured in the accident.

The Levies personnel and locals gathered at the scene of the accident and started rescue operation. Lifter was called in to remove the dumper from the car and trapped bodies were pulled out after cutting the body parts of the car.

According to Levies officials the accident took place due to bad weather and slippery road caused by rain and snowfall in the area. The dead bodies and injured were taken to district hospital Chaman.