Hyderabad: A 13-year-old school student was killed on the spot and six other students were injured here on Tuesday after a lorry hit the auto-rickshaw in which they were traveling, police said.
The accident happened when the sand-laden lorry collided with the three-wheeler resulting in the death of the boy while six others, including his brother, were hurt, a police official said.
Eight children were in the auto-rickshaw when the mishap occurred, he said. The three-wheeler overturned under the impact of the collision, he said.
The deceased was a seventh class student, he said. “We are verifying CCTV footage to check who had jumped a signal,” the official said. However, the lorry driver has been taken into custody, he added.