AT LEAST ten children were injured when a school bus overturned near the Academy of Administration on Thursday afternoon. The injured children were admitted to a private hospital. At least three children were seriously injured but the condition of none of them was critical.
According to information, the bus was carrying children to the Kendriya Vidyalaya-2 when it suddenly overturned at the turn. The driver was speeding the bus excessively and lost control over the vehicle at the turn. The bus hit the footpath and turned turtle.
The injured children were rushed to the Ayushman Hospital. Those injured included Rohit, Namita, Mudit, Kanhaiya, Abhishek, Nisha, Deeksha and Priyanjali.
A schoolteacher, who was travelling in the bus, also sustained injuries in the mishap. Most of the children live in Shahpura and nearby localities.
Soon after getting information, parents of the children rushed to the hospital. Though some children had serious injuries and even fracture, all of them were out of danger. The police have registered a case against the bus driver for negligent driving and have begun investigations.