3 year old Gowtham, son of a daily wage worker was doing his LKG in a private nursery school in Maarukaanapalli village near Thenkanikottai.
On last Friday, Gowtham alighted near his house in Koottoor village near Kelamangkalam by evening. While the child was walking behind the vehicle to reach his house, the school van driver took reverse the van crushing the child to death on the spot.
Negligence on the part of school van driver is blamed, as he did not care about the child moving behind the vehicle.
Kelamangkalam kaaval has registered a case and are investigating.