They said 15 persons, including 10 students were on their way to a Government High School in Padiyur on the outskirts of Tirupur, as part of birthday celebrations of former Chief Minister Kamaraj when the mishap occurred.
Locals rescued all those trapped under the vehicle.
However, the 13-year old girl was declared dead on arrival at the hospital, they said, adding all the injured have been hospitalised.
Coimbatore: A 13-year old girl student was killed and 15 others injured, three of them seriously, when the mini-tempo in which they were travelling turned turtle at Padiyur in nearby Tirupur district on Sunday, police said.
First Published: Sunday, July 15, 2012, 14:19