At least 14 people, including 13 schoolchildren, were killed and several others injured when a bus collided with a truck in Uttar Pradesh’s Etah today. The driver of the bus was also killed in the accident. Eyewitnesses said the accident took place due to poor visibility in the area.
According to reports, the bus was carrying nearly 50 students of JS Vidya School when it collided with a truck in Aliganj area of Etah district.The truck was being driven at a high speed when the two vehicles collided head-on.
The bus was so badly damaged in the accident that rescuers had to use gas cutters to pull out the bodies and injured kids. Total 66 people were travelling in the 42-seater bus. Some of the bodies could only be recognised using the school identity cards.