Punjab: 3 school children, bus driver killed in road accident
Hoshiarpur, April 7: Four, including three school children were killed after the school bus collided with a minitruck in Hoshiarpur, Punjab on Friday morning. Several others were injured in the mishap.
Punjab: 3 schoolchildren & their driver were killed, several injured after school bus collided with a mini truck in Hoshiarpur. pic.twitter.com/D50Pm4mazM— ANI (@ANI_news) April 7, 2017
Following the accident, police rushed to the spot and carried out relief work. The injured have been shifted to hospital. A case was registered and an investigation is underway.
On August 8, 2016, Seven people were killed and 31 people severely hurt after a bus lost control on the Hoshiarpur-Chintpurni highway. According to the police, the incident took place due to faulty brakes.
Similarly, 20 people lost their lives and 30 others were severely injured after a truck with people onboard fell into a gorge near Hoshiarpur on October 10, 2013.