The incident occurred at a highway in Uppal. When a speeding truck rammed into an auto-rickshaw carrying the school children. A class seven student of a private school died and five others were injured.
According to the police officials, the children were students of Bhashyam High School at Habsiguda. They were on their way to school when the mishap happened. When they reached Uppal x road, the speeding lorry travelling in the same direction rammed into their vehicle. Due to the impact, the driver and the children fell off from the auto but Avanti Kumar a resident of New Bharath Nagar got stuck in the vehicle and was crushed to death.
Police rushed to the spot and shifted the injured to a nearby hospital. While Avanti Kumar's body was shifted for postmortem examination. A case has been registered against the lorry driver who fled away from the spot.