School Bus in Andhra Carrying 50 Children Falls into Culvert, 14 Injured And 3 Critical


New Delhi: In Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur, a school bus carrying 50 children fell into a culvert this morning, injuring many. Three students are reported to be critical.

The bus which met with the accident was boarded by students of Krishnaveni Talent School. In the pictures from the incident, locals gathered around the bus. School bags and lunch baskets were seen scattered on the ground.

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SK Tajuddinis, the driver of the bus was reportedly drunk at the time of the accident. He is being questioned by the police.

“A bus of Krishnaveni Talent School was taking almost 50 children to the school this morning. It was travelling from Macharla town. When the bus was near a stream at the outskirts of Mandadi village, it accidentally overturned,” police officer Srinivas Rao said.

A formal complaint will be filed soon, said the police