A school bus carrying 52 children fell into a culvert in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur district this morning, injuring 20. Six students are reported to be critical. Students of a private school were travelling in the bus when the accident took place. The injured have been shifted to a government hospital in Macharla.
The police said the bus was carrying 52 students accompanied by a school teacher when the accident occurred on the Srisailam–Macharla highway. The victims from Mandadi and Uppalapadu villages were on their way to their school at Veldurthi. The police said the driver lost control over the vehicle while negotiating a curve. He is being questioned.