Five people were killed and one seriously injured when their car rammed a tractor at Hosakere village near Kunigal in the district.
Police said on Friday that the victims have been identified as car driver Rajanna (50), Rangaswamy (55) , Mohan (22), Madhu (24) and Kiran (28).
It said the victims were returning after celebrating a festival in Doddakallahalli near Hosakere village on Thursday night when the driver rammed the car into the tractor which was parked beside the road.
The deceased hailed from Bengaluru.
Kunigal police visited the spot and a case has been registered in this connection.