One dead, many injured in school bus accident on Yamuna Expressway

ANI | Updated: Nov 03, 2017 14:59 IST

Agra (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Nov. 3 (ANI): At least one person was killed and several others critically injured after a bus carrying school children met with an accident on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh on Friday afternoon.

The bus overturned following a tyre burst and hit a divider on the highway. 40 to 45 people have been reported injured in the mishap.

The Class VI and VII students of Alok Bharti School of Himachal Pradesh's Mandi were on their way to Agra for a school trip when the accident took place.

According to information, there were two buses carrying 106 passengers, including teachers and staff, when one of them overturned. The deceased person is speculated to be the bus driver.

"The injured, five of them critical, have been admitted to three different private hospitals. Parents have been informed about the situation," Agra District Magistrate Gaurav Dayal said. (ANI)