Kendrapara: A girl student was killed while four others sustained serious injuries after the autorickshaw they were travelling in met with an accident near Gara Chhak in Kendrapara district on Saturday.
According to sources, an autorickshaw carrying around 15 students was heading towards school when the incident occurred. While one girl student of class II died on the spot, four others sustained critical injuries.
On spotting the incident, locals rushed to their help and rescued all the students trapped inside the vehicle. The injured students were admitted to a nearby hospital.
On the other hand, the driver of the rickshaw is reportedly absconding after the incident.