School bus overturns, two children injured

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 Feb 2018 11:05:49


 

Staff Reporter,

It was a close shave for school bus driver, helper and two students, after their bus turned upside down after being hit by a rashly drive truck when the bus was picking up students for the school near Aashima Mall on Hoshangabad Road under Misrod police station on Friday.


At the time of road mishap, there were two children present in the bus. Truck has been seized and driver has been arrested.
There was chaos all around when school bus turned turtle at Chinar Fortune City Square near Aashima Mall. Traffic remained disrupted on Hoshangabad Highway due to said road accident.


Local rushed to rescue. School staff, who were present in bus saved the children. School bus driver Kamta Prasad Choure sustained minor injuries.


Glasses of school bus damaged when bus turned turtle. Entire police team immediately rushed to spot and saved the school students. They arrested the driver Bajay Singh who tried to flee from spot. Asnani School Principal Dr Bhavana Gupta said, “In morning, bus was just picking up students from Chinar City and when it came on road, a rashly driven truck hit it. Bus turned turtle. There were only two students. Locals handed over driver to police which seized the truck. Both the students are safe as they did not sustain any injuries.”


SHO of Misrod, Ghanshyam Dangi said, “A truck bearing registration number MP-09-HG-7240 hits Asnani school bus (MP-04-PA-2047). It is fortunate that there were only two children.


Staff saved children who sustained no injuries. Bus had turned turtle the moment, truck hit it. Driver Bajay Singh has been booked under sections 279 and 337 of the IPC and was later arrested whereas truck has been seized by the police.”