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School bus collides with cluster bus in Delhi’s Naraina, 6 students injured

The bus headed to school with 35 students and teachers on board overturned near Naraina fire station when the speeding cluster bus rammed into it, said deputy commissioner of police (west) Deepak Purohit.

delhi Updated: Jan 23, 2020 14:33 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
A view of the School bus that collided with a Cluster Bus injuring six students at Naraina in New Delhi (Sanchit Khanna/ HT Photo)
A view of the School bus that collided with a Cluster Bus injuring six students at Naraina in New Delhi (Sanchit Khanna/ HT Photo)

Six students of Salwan Public School in Old Rajinder Nagar, were injured when the school bus they were travelling in overturned after being hit by an allegedly speeding cluster bus in West Delhi’s Naraina on Thursday morning, the police said.

One of the students suffered a hand fracture.

The bus headed to school with 35 students and teachers on board overturned near Naraina fire station when the speeding cluster bus rammed into it, said deputy commissioner of police (west) Deepak Purohit.

“All of them (students) were rushed to nearby hospitals. While five of them who had abrasions have been discharged, one student whose hand was fractured is still undergoing treatment,” he added.

Fire department chief Atul Garg said that the fire control room received a call at 7.10 am regarding the accident. By the time the rescue team reached there, the injured students were already shifted to two nearby private nursing homes.

“The school bus was taking a U-turn when the speeding cluster bus came from the other side and crashed into it causing the bus to overturn. The bus driver and conductor fled the spot,” he said.

DCP Purohit said that a case of rash and negligent driving causing hurt is being registered against the cluster bus driver. “We are trying to identify and nab the errant bus driver. Both the buses have been confiscated,” he added.