Kendrapara, Dec 7 (LocalWire) A Class II girl student was killed on the spot and three others were injured when the auto-rickshaw carrying them to school turned turtle near Gara village under Pattamundai police station of Kendrapara district on Saturday, police said.
The overloaded auto-rickshaw was carrying 15 students and staff to Saraswati Vidya Mandir at Oupada when it skidded off the road and overturned, killing the minor girl on the spot.
The driver then fled from the spot. The local people rescued the occupants of the vehicle and admitted the injured in the nearby government hospital.
Enraged over the tragic incident, the irate villagers set the vehicle on fire, the sources said adding inquiry into the mishap was continuing.