Nabarangpur: At eight school students were injured in a road mishap after the auto-rickshaw they were travelling in overturned near Junapani village under Jharigaon block in Nabarangpur district.
According to sources, the incident took place while the eight students including seven girls and a boy were on their way home from Nodal high school after appearing the matriculation examinations. The driver of the vehicle lost control over the wheels following which the three-wheeler turned turtle.
All the injured students were admitted to Jharigaon Community Health Centre.
The driver of the auto-rickshaw is reportedly absconding, sources said. Police have seized the vehicle and have initiated a probe into the matter, sources added.