Lucknow: A student and the driver of a school van were killed while seven students were injured when a truck rammed into their vehicle in Uttar Pradesh`s Kanpur district on Saturday, police said.
The accident took place in Chaubeypur town when the speeding truck ploughed into the van carrying students of a private school, Saraswati Gyan Mandir.
The 15-year-old student Alok Kumar, and the driver, identified as Pappu, 35, died on the spot.
"All the injured students are being treated at a hospital, where the condition of three-four students is stated to be critical," police Inspector AP Singh told reporters in Kanpur, some 80 km from Lucknow.
The truck`s driver is absconding.