A student was killed in a road accident while his classmate has been admitted to the hospital with serious injuries.
Police said the incident took place when M. Kaliraj (16) of North Street, Thevarkulam and S. Ashok (16) from the same area, both 11th standard students of a higher secondary school at Vannikonenthal, were returning home on a bike on Thursday. The accident occurred when they were overtaking a lorry. Both suffered serious injuries. While Ashok died on the spot, Kaliraj has been admitted to the hospital with grievous injuries.