Three students, aged between 12 and 13, were seriously injured when an unidentified car hit their rickshaw in Sunlight Colony of South East Delhi on Monday morning.
The three victims — Atul, Jaya and Surabhi, all students of Class VI at Kota DAV School nearby — were on their way to the school when the accident took place.
"Around 9:30 a.m. on Monday the children were going to school in a rickshaw. On the main road a car suddenly hit the rickshaw and the children fell. While the driver of the car fled from the spot, the children were immediately taken to nearby Jeevan Surabhi Nursing Home. Surabhi was discharged in a few hours but Atul and Jaya are still undergoing treatment," a police officer said.
All residents of Sunlight Colony, the children were going to take their annual exams on Monday.