A eight-year-old girl going to school died on the spot and her father was injured when a water tanker being driven rashly hit their two-wheeler at Abids this morning.
The mishap occurred when the girl, identified as Dia Jain, a Class III student of Rosary Convent High School, was on her way to school with her father on a scooter. She was riding pillion, and as their scooter was reaching the school, a private water tanker which was behind them rammed into them.
The two crashed onto the road, and while Dia died on the spot, her father Naresh Kumar Jain was injured. He was shifted to a private hospital.
The police have registered a case and are investigating.