Three children, driver die as school van collides with bus in UP
PTC News Desk: Three children were killed on Monday when their school van collided with a bus in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district.
Authorities said the van's driver was also killed in the incident, which injured 16 students.
Manoj Kumar, the Badaun District Magistrate, stated, "The road accident took place when both the bus and van carrying school students collided with each other on Mayun Nabiganj Road in the Usawan police station area of Badaun district."
"The school driver and a student died on the spot, while two other school students died during treatment. Both these school vehicles were carrying children from rural areas to SRPS English Medium School in the town of Mayun," Badaun District Magistrate added.
A team of Uttar Pradesh police officers arrived at the scene and began an investigation shortly after receiving information about the incident.
Meanwhile, all of the students who were injured in the incident were taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
More information is awaited.