11 people including 10 schoolchildren injured in mishap
| Monday | 11th November, 2019
Kolkata: At least 11 people including 10 schoolchildren were injured when the bus in which they were travelling hit a traffic signal and then flipped over onto its side near Lockgate flyover in Chitpur area here on Monday, police said.
The driver of the pool bus was seriously injured and was undergoing treatment at the Kar Medical College and Hospital while some of the injured schoolchildren were discharged after preliminary medical assistance, they said.
The break of the vehicle failed to function properly and it was then when it went to hit a traffic signal post before flipped over onto its side," he said.
Locals and Disaster Management Group rescued the school children and the driver and helper and rushed them to hospital, he said.
The vehicle was taken for forensic tests to ascertain whether there was any technical glitch or not, he added.
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