20 children injured in bus accident in Chhatarpur,MP

Chattarpur,Nov26:20 children injured, 2 in critical condition after a school bus overturns in Chhatarpur, Madhya Pradesh.

A school bus full of students suddenly overturned. More than 20 children were injured in the accident, which has been admitted to hospital for treatment. Among the injured, condition of two was stated to be serious.

The bus of Christ Jyoti School in Lavkush Nagar here was carrying children to the school from Chandla. It overturned near Munderi, nearly 70 kms from the district headquarters, while the driver tried to save a motorcyclist, Sub Divisional Officer of Police, Lajjashankar Mishra said.

Six children were seriously injured in the mishap and were admitted at Chattarpur district hospital, while the remaining were sent home after getting first-aid, he said.

A case has been registered in this regard and further investigations are on, police added.

According to information, the incident occurred in Chhatarpur at 80 km from the district headquarters, Keshav Nagar . The frightened were shouting and upset after capsizing on board. People nearby rushed to the scene and immediately pulled them out. The villagers saved some of the children ,with the help of police and ambulances arrived at the scene .