In a tragic incident involving students, a lorry rammed into school children on their way to school at Malappuram’s Nilambur on Tuesday morning.
The incident took place around 9.30 am in Vazhikkadavu when students belonging to Manimooli CKHSS walked along the roadside.
Two students died on the spot while ten students were injured in the crash.
The lorry carrying dry coconut kernels is registered in Karnataka and eyewitness claim the driver had dozed off.
The injured students have been shifted to the district hospital in Nilambur and a few are being treated at Kozhikode Medical college.
The diver fled the scene, police said.