One school kid killed, 10 hurt in mishap

A fourth class student was killed and as many as 10 other students sustained injuries in an accident on Monday, when a Tata Safari hit a school bus of Sahibjada Ajit Singh Public School in Sarhali village, situated on the Jandiala-Phagwara road.
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Updated on Dec 16, 2013 10:28 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | By, Jalandhar

A fourth class student was killed and as many as 10 other students sustained injuries in an accident on Monday, when a Tata Safari hit a school bus of Sahibjada Ajit Singh Public School in Sarhali village, situated on the Jandiala-Phagwara road.


The school bus overturned due to the impact of the collision.

Two injured students were said to be in critical condition and while other eight students received minor injuries.

According to police officials, the accident occurred at around 9 am when the bus driver was approaching to take a turn on the Jandiala-Phagwara road to enter the school.

Suddenly a speeding Safari car (PB 08-BM-3752), which was coming from the Jandiala side, hit the school bus.

Around 22 students were in the bus and the Safari was being driven by Savneet Singh of Sarhali village.

The police has filed an FIR against car driver and registered a case against him under section 304-A (causing death by negligence) and others sections of the IPC at sadar police station. The car driver is yet to be arrested.

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