28 schoolchildren injured in road accident in Rajasthan’s Dausa
Jaipur, September 1
Twenty-eight schoolchildren were injured when their schoolbus overturned in Rajasthan’s Dausa district on Saturday, police said.
The children belonged to Krishna Public School and the incident took place around 7 am at Saray village, when the bus took a sharp turn to avoid hitting a biker.
Aged between five and 15, the frightened children started screaming as their schoolbus tilted and then overturned.
A police team rescued the children after much difficulty, Sub-Inspector Ram Singh from Bandikui police station said.
The injured were rushed to the Dausa hospital. While one student has sustained serious injuries, at least eight others have grave wounds but are reported to be out of danger. The rest had been discharged from hospital, he added.
The driver Sushil Gurjar is absconding, Singh said. The parents have filed a complaint against him.