Her parents Muthuswamy and Padhmavathy who are residents of Malligaithoppu area in Ambur also have a 10-year-old son. The brother-sister duo studied at the same Hindu Primary School and went home in the same auto everyday.
Dhivya sustained the horrendous head and chest injury and was rushed to the Ambur government hospital. However, the little girl did not respond to the treatment and died. On being informed Ambur police visited the hospital and registered a case against the driver. The police arrested the auto driver and began investigations.