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Six-year-old killed, seven injured in accident

india Updated: Jan 20, 2009 13:22 IST

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A six-year-old boy was killed and seven others were injured when a school van in which they were travelling collided with a truck on Tuesday in Sarsaul area in Kanpur, police said.

The mishap occurred early morning when a van of Golden Public School was on its way to the institution and collided with a truck after it took the wrong side, Superintendent of police (rural) Lal Bahadur said.

Uttam, a class I student, died on the spot and seven others, including the driver, were badly injured in the accident, he said.

The injured have been admitted to a hospital where their condition is stated to be critical.

Meanwhile, police have impounded the truck and launched a hunt for its driver, who managed to escape from the spot.