Five persons died and twenty injured when the tourist bus , carrying a wedding party collided with a lorry at Aikkarappady in Malappuram on Monday around 4 am.
The condition of 10 are said to be serious.
The deceased,natives of Mattannur are Raveendran (54), Omana (42), Devi (67), Surya (13), Athul (10).
The bus was bound to Mattannur.
The party was returning back after attending a wedding ceremony in Salem.
The bus smashed into the lorry when the bus driver was trying to save a bike rider.